Boards That Make a Difference: A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations

Boards That Make a Difference: A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations
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  • ISBN-13: 9780787976163
  • ISBN: 0787976164
  • Edition: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass


John Carver


"John Carver is a revolutionary of the very best kind. Carver's Policy Governance model has provided the means for trustees to live out Greenleaf's challenge to boards to act as both servant and leader." - Larry C. Spears, CEO, The Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership; editor, Reflections on Leadership, Insights on Leadership, Servant Leadership, The Power of Servant Leadership; coeditor, Practicing Servant Leadership and Focus on Leadership "It took an inspired social scientist to record and describe the fundamental principles of [the Policy Governance] model, which provides deep insight into the role of the Board in the modern corporation." - Jeremy Booker, vice president, corporate governance, British Petroleum, London "Dr. Carver's governance model has been the key in empowering the State Bar of California Board of Governors to focus on policy that would help our judicial system." - Andrew J. Guilford, 1999-2000 president, State Bar of California "An indispensable guidebook to leadership excellence." - George Weber, executive director, Canadian Dental Association, Ottawa; former secretary general, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva "Boards That Make a Difference explicates the model, which is simple, powerful, and above all, successful." - W. H. Hann, former executive director, Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia "This book's sound premises regarding proper role delineation and its practical advice provide an invaluable resource." - Dr. John R. Seffrin, CEO, American Cancer Society, Atlanta "Dr. Carver offers a visionary yet practical approach to governance design." - Adalberto Palma G mez, senior partner, Aperture S.C.; former director, Institute for the Protection of Bank Savings; chairman, Center for Excellence in Corporate Governance, Mexico City "Policy Governance gives governing bodies and CEOs a clear insight into their mutual relationship and their distinct responsibilities." - Jacques Gerards, CEO, Dutch Association of Governors in Health Care, The NetherlandsJohn Carver is the author of 'Boards That Make a Difference: A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations', published 2006 under ISBN 9780787976163 and ISBN 0787976164.

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