This online guide addresses founder’s syndrome and dealing with transitions in leadership. It also offers suggestions on actions that can be taken by founders, boards and staff.
This resource guide was the result of a research project commissioned by the Arts Board of Creative New Zealand to strengthen the governance performance of arts organisations throughout New Zealand. At 82-pages, it is a comprehensive guide covering all areas of board governance from stakeholder relations, to typical governance challenges, to board processes and practices, to strategic risk management. The final section of the guide lists recommended resource books, websites and periodicals for further reading.
Succession planning is the process of preparing for a change in staff or board leadership with the intent of assuring an organization’s sustainability through such a transition.
In response to concerns over director liability in the not-for-profit sector, Industry Canada has prepared a handbook for directors and officers of not-for-profit corporations. This user-friendly document provides valuable information in a convenient format to inform directors and officers of their duties, rights and liabilities.