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Leadership

LeadershipPeter Drucker - influential writer and management consultant – said that "management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."  Great leaders possess social intelligence, a passion for change, and a vision that allows them to set their sights on the "things" that truly merit attention. There are leaders at every level of your organization from board to executive to front line staff. These articles and resources are tools to use in building and re-energizing your leaders.

Distinguishing a Board’s Steering and Rowing Work

Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
As described in the book Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards, to govern comprehensively, boards work in three modes: fiduciary, strategic, and generative. To use a metaphor in which an organization is a boat, boards can make two distinct types of contributions: steering and rowing.
Posted on: January 30, 2012
Topics: Board | Board Roles & Responsibilities | Leadership

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