Effective nonprofit oversight

The Balancing Act – A Must For Nonprofit Boards

The Balancing Act – A Must For Nonprofit Boards

By: Eugene Fram

The success of the board depends on making sound judgments in numerous situations that involve balancing different interests.*

Like for-profit boards, nonprofit boards must juggle a variety of interests and objectives when making strategic decisions. But board meetings are often constrained to 1-2 hours, making it almost impossible to give thoughtful consideration to a disparity of perspectives. How does your board weigh in on the following conflicting issues? Following are areas in which thoughtful balancing needs to take place. (more…)