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Home : Leadership Institute : Board Leadership : Resources for Boards and Board Members
2014 Board Leadership Institute

Resources for Boards and Board Members

BOOKS, ARTICLES AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Boardsource. BoardSource Governance Series Kit. (2003). BoardSource.
  • Dees, J.G., J. Emerson, P. Economy. Enterprising Nonprofits: A Toolkit for Social Entrepreneurs. John Wiley Sons, 2001.
  • Carver, J. (1997). Boards that Make a Difference. (Second Ed.) Jossey-Bass.
  • Carver, J. (2002). Corporate Boards That Create Value: Governing Company Performance from the Boardroom. Jossey-Bass.
  • Chait, R.P., Holland, T.P., and Taylor, B.E. (1996). Improving the Effectiveness of Governing Boards. Oryx Press.
  • Chait, R.P., W.P. Ryan and B.E. Taylor. Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards. Board Source, 2005.
  • Eadie, D. (2001). Extraordinary Board Leadership: The Seven Keys to High-Impact Governance. Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  • Light, D.K. and K.S. Pushor. (2002). Into the Boardroom: How to Get your First Seat on a corporate Board. Beaver's Pond Press.
  • McBride, A.B. (2000) Nursing and Philanthropy: An Energizing Metaphor for the 21st Century. Sigma Theta Tau International.
  • Nadler, D.A. Building Better Boards. Harvard Business School Publishing, HBR article #R0405G.
  • Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
  • Panel on the Nonprofit Sector: Strengthening Transparency, Governance, Accountability of Charitable Organizations. A final report to Congress and the Nonprofit Sector, June 2005. Available from Board Source.org
  • Salamon, L. (1999). America's Nonprofit Sector: A Primer [2nd Edition]. New York: The Foundation Center.
  • Scott, K.T (2001). Creating Caring and Capable Boards: Reclaiming the Passion for Active Trusteeship. Jossey-Bass.
  • Smith, D.H. (1995). Entrusted: The Moral Responsibilities of Trusteeship. Indiana University Press.
  • Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.
  • Widmer, C. and S. Houchin. (2000). The Art of Trusteeship: The Nonprofit Board Member’s Guide to Effective Governance. Jossey-Bass.

 

ORGANIZATIONS AND WEBSITES (United States)


 

ORGANIZATIONS AND WEBSITES (Canada)

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS AND WEBSITES (International)

  • International Society for Third-Sector Research. http://www.istr.org/
  • Transatlantic Community Foundation Network. A network of community foundations in Canada, the U.S. and Europe which pool intellectual resources and share innovative approaches. http://www.tcfn.efc.be/

 

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES IN NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

  • Anheier, H.K. and J. Kendall (Eds.) (2001). Third Sector Policy at the Crossroads: An International Nonprofit Analysis. Routledge.
  • Glassie, J.C. (1999). International Legal Issues for Nonprofit Organizations. American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).
  • Ilchman, W.F., S.N. Katz., E.L. Queen and W.Warren (Eds.) (1998). Philanthropy in the World’s Traditions. Indiana University Press.
  • Salamon, L.M., et. al. Global Civil Society: Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector. Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies.
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Blurred Boundaries and Muddled Motives: A World of Shifting Responsibilities” at www.wkkf.org.

 

GLOSSARIES OF GOVERNANCE TERMS

 

 

NONPROFIT GOVERNANCE ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION RESOURCES

  • BoardSource (1999). Self-Assessment for Nonprofit Governing Boards: User’s Guide and Questionnaire. BoardSource.
  • Donovan, J.A. and V. Davila. (1997). 50 Ways to Motivate Your Board: A Guide for Nonprofit Executives. Donovan Management, Inc.
  • Frantzreb, A.C. (1997). Not On This Board You Don’t: Making Your Trustees More Effective. Bonus Books, Inc.
  • Lakey, B.M. (2000). Nonprofit Governance: Steering Your Organization with Authority and Accountability. American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).
 
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