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The annual "Women on Boards" is out and the dissapointing findings about Philadelphia area publicly traded companies and nonprofit boards include learning that:
Nearly four in 10 - 39 percent - of top executive positions at 18 area colleges are held by women. Yet women make up only 14 percent of executive ranks at public companies.
At public companies, females fill 12 percent of the board seats, but they more than double that - at 26 percent - at 17 of the region's health care…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on October 23, 2014 at 11:17am — No Comments
The decision by Susan B. Komen For the Cure to accept a pretty large (by most nonprofit standards) gift from an oil fracking company appears to be creating for other nonprofits a stir akin to drilling teeth. You can read a "bit" about the issues here.
Included among the "issues":
a) tainted money -- when is it tainted and when/if should a nonprofit not accept such resources
b) public perception - when/if should a nonprofit respond to the "noise"
c) board position…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on October 17, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments
Many find sports to be a good source for life lessons and so I found the following interview in the Washington Post and by Howard C. Fero, the co-author of “Lead Me Out to the Ballgame: Stories and Strategies to Develop Major League Leadership” and an executive coach and director of graduate leadership programs at Albertus Magnus College in Connecticut quite useful…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on October 4, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments