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The role of boards in the failure and turnaround of non-profit organizations

Mordaunt, Jill and Cornforth, Chris (2004). The role of boards in the failure and turnaround of non-profit organizations. Public Money and Management, 24(4) pp. 227–234.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9302.2004.00424.x
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Abstract

This article reports on research that examined the role that boards play in the failure and turnaround of non-profit organizations. The article concludes that boards do often play an important hands-on role in turnaround, which is different from that described in much of the normative literature. As well as needing skills, such as leadership, those board members leading the change process need high levels of commitment, emotional resilience and a ‘safe place’ to formulate plans.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0954-0962
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Item ID: 1408
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 12:51
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/1408
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