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Why don't CEO's have term limits like boards? Really, why don't they?
And, why am I asking? Because the Wall Street Journal noted today that the Anti-Defamation League has announced a replacement for its longtime national director who is leaving after almost a half century working for the Jewish nonprofit. The New York-based organization on Thursday said Jonathan Greenblatt will take the helm when 74-year-old Abraham Foxman steps down in July 2015.
If I'm doing my math…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on November 24, 2014 at 3:42pm — No Comments
Today's Wall Street Journal article on corporate branding as a source of revenue for children's musuems introduces some great nonprofit board policy questions. Making policy to inform day-to-day decisions is part of a nonprofit board's fiduciary duty of care. Policy also reduces the need for a nonprofit's management to need board action on every single decision.
According to the article, corporate branding can play a significant role in the sustainability of a nonprofit. Children's…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on November 17, 2014 at 1:51pm — No Comments
What happens when all the lines of governance and ownership and family and program and action and, well just about everything, get entangled with "issues"? The following story about a Charter School and its "arm".
MARTHA WOODALL, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
When Imhotep Institute Charter High School opened its new building in East Germantown five years ago, officials dubbed the $10 million facility "the Miracle on 21st Street."
Now, as the school with an African-centered…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on November 10, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments