Updated Bibliography for 2013 & Seasons Greetings to my 400 Followers

Eugene Fram, Professor Emeritus

Saunders College of Business

Rochester Institute of Technology


Articles or Coauthored Articles Related to For-Profit & Nonprofit Governance

December 2013

*Indicates Coauthored Publication

“Once Again! Should a Nonprofit CEO Be a Voting Member of the Board of Directors?”   The Huffington Post, December 8,

“Nonprofit Fraud Robs Charities of Substantial Dollars,” The Huffington Post,   November 16th, 2013.

“Board–Staff Relationships: “An Uncomfortable Partnership?” Nonprofit World, November-December 2013, p.3

“The Nonprofit Overhead Myth – Devil in the Details?  A frank discussion of the  overhead myth may impact the very survival of nonprofits,” Nonprofit World,  September-October, 2013, p.9.

“Preventing and Managing Leadership Crises in Nonprofit Organizations,” in  Handbook of Research on Crisis Leadership in Organizations, Andrew J. DuBrin,  Ed, pp. 311-330, Cheltenham, UK,  Edward Elgar, August 2013.

“Can Lead Directors Help Improve Not For-Profit Board Performance?  The International Journal of Not-For-Profit Law, Vol. 14 Numbers 1-2, April 2012, pp.57-63.

“The Special Relationship: Nurturing the CEO-Board Chair Bond,” Nonprofit World, November/December, 2011.

“Designating a ‘Lead Trustee’ Can Help Boards Improve Their Operations,” The Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 2, 2011, p. 34.

“Want to Avoid Fraud? Look to Your Board, Nonprofit World, September/October, 2010, pp. 18-19. *

“What’s in a Name?  Benefits of the President/CEO Title,” Nonprofit Director, Alliance for Children & Families website, May 24, 2010.

“Using Imperfect Metrics Well: Tracking Progress & Driving Change,” Leader to Leader Journal, January, 2010 pp. 52-58. *

“The Next Generation,” Directorship Magazine, September 2007, pp.66-68. *

“Who’s On Board,” The Wall Street Journal & MIT’s Sloan Management Review, April 28, 2007, p. R6*.

“Are American Corporate Directors Still Ignoring the Signals?”  Corporate Governance, January 2005. , Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 31-38. * (Awarded “best paper” status for 2005 issues of Corporate Governance.)

“Are Professional Board Directors the Answer?” MIT’s Sloan Management Review, winter, 2005, pp.75-77.

“It’s Not Over For Business & Nonprofit Board Directors – Governance Reform Has Only Just Begun.”  The Seventh Biennial J. Warren McClure Lecture,  Rochester Institute of Technology, October 16, 2003.  Published as: “Governance Reform – its Only Just Begun,” Business Horizons, November-December, 2004, pp. 10-14.

“Closing Governance & Financial Gaps.” Executive Excellence, March 2003, pp. 19-20. *

“Fundraising Parallel Foundations: What Are They & How Are Nonprofits Using Them?” Nonprofit World, September-October, 2002, pp. 10-14.

“Expectations For Nonprofit Boards Are Changing,” Nonprofit World, May-June, 2001, pp. 14-17. *

“Conflict of Interest in the Board Room?” Nonprofit World, March‑April, 1999, pp.19‑21. *

“Managing Your Misguided Optimists.” Nonprofit World, March/April, 1996, pp. 45‑47. *

“Are You Giving Your Professionals The Direction They Need?” Nonprofit World, September/October,  1991, pp. 31‑35. *

“The Effective Executive Director Takes Over,” Nonprofit World, May‑June, 1991,  pp. 29‑32. * Custom Design Your New Exec’s Orientation Program,” Nonprofit World, March‑April, 1991,   pp. 31‑33. *

“Nonprofit Boards Would Profit with Marketers Aboard,” Marketing News, April 29, 1991, p.6.  Reprinted in: Goodwill Forum, September 1991, pp. 25 & 27.

“When Worst Comes to Worst: Terminating the Executive Director,” Nonprofit World, November- December 1990, pp. 31‑33. *

“Nonprofit Boards: They’re Going Corporate,” Nonprofit World, November/December, 1986, pp. 20‑23 & 36.

“Changing Expectations for Third Sector Executives,” Human Resource Management, fall, 1980, pp. 8‑15.


“Policy vs. Paper Clips: How using the Corporate Model makes a nonprofit board more efficient & effective,: Third Edition* (Amazon.com), March 2011.

“The High Performance Nonprofit – A Management Guide for Boards & Executives,” Milwaukee, Wisc.  Families International, 1992. *

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