Item description for Creating Caring and Capable Boards: Reclaiming the Passion for Active Trusteeship (The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit and Public Management Series) by Katherine Tyler Scott...
"This book captures exquisitely the heart, mind, and spirit of leadership. With powerful insight and grace, Katherine Tyler Scott...shows us how we can recover that which is most precious and vulnerable in our society--trust. Creating Caring and Capable Boards will inspire anyone seeking to create meaning and value through leadership. It's a must-read " --Ronald A. Heifetz, director, Leadership Education Project, Harvard University "This book will aid organizations in probing beneath the surface of board work to build leadership based on the convergence of personal and organizational values." --Eugene R. Tempel, executive director, Indiana University Center on Philanthropy "A valuable, practical book filled with wisdom that demonstrates how the vision, depth education, and foresight of the board as well as its commitment to the organization's mission are critical to success." --Larraine Matusak, senior leadership scholar, Burns Academy of Leadership, University of Maryland, and president, LarCon Associates Creating Caring and Capable Boards is for the millions of people who serve on nonprofit boards and for the executive staff who work with those boards. It offers readers a new and proven model of board leadership. Based on more than ten years of practical experience, this step-by-step process can help board members to refine their understanding of the organization, strengthen their commitment to mission and goals, and improve their ability to lead cohesively and effectively. Author Katherine Tyler Scott explores the historical context of board service, explains the duties of board trustees, and offers straightforward exercises to help trustees fulfill their unique roles. Much more than a guide, this book invites boards to renew their commitment to improving the social sector through caring and competent leadership.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.23" Width: 6.22" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date Feb 22, 2000
ISBN 0787942936 ISBN13 9780787942939
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More About Katherine Tyler Scott
KATHERINE TYLER SCOTT is executive director of Trustee Leadership Development, Inc., a national leadership education center invested in building the capacity of leaders, especially nonprofits, their staff, and boards. Scott is the author of several curricula for leadership development and has developed several leadership education programs for businesses, social service agencies, churches, colleges, and universities.
Katherine Tyler Scott currently resides in Indianapolis, in the state of Indiana. Katherine Tyler Scott has an academic affiliation as follows - Executive Director Trustee Leadership Development, Inc..
Katherine Tyler Scott has published or released items in the following series...
Jossey-Bass Nonprofit and Public Management Series
Reviews - What do customers think about Creating Caring and Capable Boards: Reclaiming the Passion for Active Trusteeship (The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit and Public Management Series)?
Great Book for Executive Directors Jun 11, 2001
WOW, This is a wonderful book that lays out how a non-profit board should work. Creating Caring & Capable Boards delivers a simple outline for preparing a board for leadership and evaluating an organization through out its lifetime. It has helped me (an executive director of a non-profit) objectify my board's behavior and develop a strategy for dealing with them. I plan to order 9 copies and send it to each member.