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By John Carver

"This ebook might be within the library of each person who serves--or aspires to serve--on the governing board of any association, huge or small, nonprofit or company. higher than the other to be had source, it tells what the jobs of board contributors are and what they need to and should not do. An critical guidebook to management excellence."
--George Weber, secretary basic, foreign Federation of pink pass and purple Crescent Societies, Geneva

"John Carver's forums That Make a distinction used to be required examining for board participants of the Calgary Philharmonic Society. It supplied a transparent and concise highway map with which we conducted major governance restructuring of the society."
James M. Stanford, president & CEO,, Petro-Canada, and previous chairman of the Calgary Philharmonic Society, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

John Carver's groundbreaking coverage Governance version has stimulated the way in which public and nonprofit forums function worldwide. Now, as common adventure with the version maintains to develop, Carver enriches his definitive exposition with up-to-date coverage samples, a brand new bankruptcy at the strategy of coverage improvement, and extra assets for varied forms of forums. He debunks the entrenched ideals approximately board roles and services that abate devoted board contributors. With inventive perception and common-sense practicality, Carver offers a daring new method of board activity layout, board-staff relationships, the executive govt function, functionality tracking, and almost each point of the board-management courting. of their stead, he bargains a board version designed to supply regulations that make a distinction, missions which are essentially articulated, criteria which are moral and prudent, conferences, officials, and committees that paintings; and management that helps the achievement of long term goals.

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Furthermore, widespread publications on governance and a host of consultants’ counsel about governance demonstrate the frequently unstated hodgepodge of purposes of governance. In the following chapters, I will make a case not only for the universality and utility of this simple purpose but for the concepts, principles, and discipline necessary for its fulfillment. If the core purpose is satisfied, all other board contributions and practices are optional. If it is not satisfied, all other board contributions and practices—no matter how intelligent or well conducted in themselves—will fail to yield accountable board leadership.

Nonprofits are also divided into public (directly related to government, sometimes quasi-governmental) and private (related minimally or not at all to government). c01 1/3/06 10:31 AM Page 11 Leadership by Governing Boards charitable to trade or professional associations whose aim is to serve the interests of their members. Governmental organizations include not only the jurisdictional governance of cities, townships, counties, provinces, and states but also districts for water supply, schools, pollution control, and a host of other authorities.

San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992b. Audiotape. Carver, J. “Leadership du conseil: ‘The Policy Governance Model’” [Board leadership: The Policy Governance model]. Gouvernance Revue Internationale (Canada), Spring 2000d, 1(1), 100–108. Reprinted under the title “A Theory of Corporate Governance: Finding a New Balance for Boards and Their CEOs” in J. Carver, John Carver on Board Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002g. 2. Greenleaf, R. K. Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness.

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