Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Board Members: Governing Roles and Responsibilities

Board Members: Governing Roles and Responsibilities (Paperback)

£29.95
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Board Members focuses on the governing function associated with a subcategory of non-profit organizations that share five defining characteristics: * Public-serving missions * Nongovernmental ownership and control * Multiplicity of relationships with governmental agencies and programs * Noncommercial operations * Incorporation, i.e. corporate entity status In the United States, there are over 500,000 non-profit entities with these five characteristics. This work describes them as "nongovernmental public-serving (NPS) organizations." In NPS organizations, ultimate authority over the governing function is vested in a board of directors. Each of the following seven sets of governing roles and responsibilities of members of the board of directors are explained in separate chapters: * Trusteeship * Managing the managers * Facilitating organizational learning * Performing catalytic behaviors * Equipping organizations for work * Establishing and maintaining inter-organizational links * Evaluating organizational performance Dr. Kirk argues that because the well-being of millions of people throughout the U.S. is directly affected by what NPS organizations do or fail to do, their boards must govern these organizations effectively and responsibly.

Dr. Kirk provides practical formulas for strategic governance, performance indicators and assessment, and a thorough analysis of these organizations' history and current state.

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesBusinessBusiness & managementOwnership & organization of enterprisesNon-profitmaking organizations Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 26/01/2007 ISBN-13: 9780761836698  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

W. Astor Kirk is a former college professor, church organization manager, and senior federal executive. Upon leaving government service, he established the OMS Company, which specializes in executive-management and strategic-governance consulting work. His other publications include Desegregation of the Methodist Church Polity and Nonprofit Organization Governance.

More books by W. Astor Kirk

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Fool Willing: The Secret Power of ...
(Paperback)
Kathy Oppegard
 
 
£9.95
 

Currently out of stock

Research Methods in Public...
(Paperback)
David E. McNabb
 
 
£66.99
 
The Routledge Handbook of Global...
(Hardback)
Victoria Durrer; Toby Miller; Dave...
 
 
£165.00
 
The Charity Trustee's Handbook
(Paperback)
Mike Eastwood; Jacqueline Williams
 
 
£18.95
 
Latest Blog
Caroline Taggart on Why Punctuation Can be Surprisingly Exciting
18/10/2017

Caroline Taggart explains the versatility of punctuation.

Under the Knife: Recreating the Grimy World of Victorian Surgery
17/10/2017

Lindsey describes how she made the trailer for her debut The Butchering Art in order to see how the sights, sounds, and smells of this gruesome period in medical history would translate onto the screen.

The Sky Doesn't Have to be Blue: Steve Antony on Life as a Colour Blind Illustrator
13/10/2017

Steve explains what it's like to be a colour blind illustrator and why the sky doesn't have to be blue.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd