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The Board-Savvy CEO: Building a High-Impact Partnership With Your Board

144 pages2 hours


"The Board-Savvy CEO" is a “survive-and-thrive” handbook for nonprofit chief executive officers. Author Doug Eadie draws on his real-world experience with hundreds of nonprofit and public organizations in offering detailed, thoroughly tested guidance that you can put to immediate use in building a truly high-impact board-CEO partnership. You’ll learn how to: help your board strengthen its governing capacity by clarifying the board’s governing role and putting in place a well-designed board committee structure; assist your board in mapping out processes for active, meaningful board member engagement that fosters sound governing decisions and satisfaction; and nurture a resilient CEO-board partnership through robust communication and an effective process for board evaluation of CEO performance. This richly detailed volume will help you forge the kind of board-CEO governing partnership required to capitalize on opportunities and counter threats in a changing, challenging world.

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