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The sea change in nonprofit governance: a new universe of opportunities and responsibilities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15224957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
During the past two decades, our nation's nonprofit sector has undergone a tremendous increase in size and complexity causing a sea change in nonprofit governance. Today's standard of performance expected of trustees in nonprofits is much higher than it once was. Yet many trustees do not possess a clear understanding of their role, thus jeopardizing the future of nonprofits. This paper explains the causes and implications of this sea change in nonprofit governance and presents five success factors that the senior management of nonprofits can apply to improve board performance.
Michael D Connelly
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0046-9580     ISO Abbreviation:  Inquiry     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-30     Completed Date:  2004-07-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0171671     Medline TA:  Inquiry     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Catholic Healthcare Partners, Cincinnati, OH 45202, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Efficiency, Organizational
Governing Board / standards*
Middle Aged
Organizational Innovation*
Organizations, Nonprofit / organization & administration*
Professional Role
Total Quality Management
Trustees / standards
United States

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