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Losing your executive director without losing your way : the nonprofit's guide to executive turnover / Carol Weisman, Richard I. Goldbaum.

Author:
Weisman, Carol E. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2004.
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
xvi, 158 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Jossey-Bass nonprofit and public management series. [More in this series]
  • The Jossey-Bass nonprofit and public management series
Summary note:
"Losing Your Executive Director Without Losing Your Way is a practical guide for Board members and executives who must guide their nonprofits through the difficult transition of replacing the key member of their organization; it shows how to make this transition a positive event. The authors, Carol Weisman and Richard I. Goldbaum - acclaimed experts on the topic of governance - explain how Boards can bridge the gap between Executive Directors and learn to use the transition period as a strategic opportunity. Using this invaluable resource, Board Chairs and members will learn what they need to know to recruit and train the new Executive Director and help to ED take charge of the organization."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-146) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: The Seven Components of Successful Transition Management -- 1. Why Executive Directors Leave -- 2. Preparing for Executive Transition -- 3. Understanding and Managing the Phenomenon of Change -- 4. Responding to Executive Transition -- 5. Appointing an Interim Executive Director -- 6. Recruiting and Screening the New Executive Director -- 7. Negotiating, Hiring, and Orienting -- 8. The Ingredients of Successful Board-Executive Director Relationship -- Resource A: Example of an Executive Search Agreement -- Resource B: Example of an Executive Search Guarantee.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0787963712 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2003023379
OCLC:
53315133
Related name:
RCP:
C - S