Leadership

Knowledge Corner: Board Builders

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Feb 1, 2014

These ASAE tools and resources will help you create a better leadership team.

7 Measures of Success: What Remarkable Associations Do That Others Don’t (Revised and Updated Edition): Turn your association from ordinary to extraordinary with this revised edition of the bestseller that defines what makes organizations successful. (2012, 176 pages, $25.95/members, $34.95/nonmembers)

Benchmarking in Association Management: Governance Policies and Procedures: • Compare your governance practices to those of other organizations similar in size and type. Use the data collected in ASAE’s Benchmarking in Association Management surveys to make a case to implement change in your governance practices. (2011, PDF download, $34.95/members, $44.95/nonmembers)

199 Ideas: Build a Better Board: Improve the performance and experience of your organization’s governing body. These ideas will sharpen your ability to engage board members, streamline meetings, and more. (2011, 88 pages, $22.95/members, $29.95/nonmembers)

The Will to Govern Well: Knowledge, Trust and Nimbleness (2nd Edition): Discover how today’s most successful organizations thrive and overcome challenges. Find out what characteristics organizations possess that enable them to react and adapt to change quickly and help them become forward-thinking organizations. (By Glenn H. Tecker, Paul D. Meyer, Bud Crouch, and Leigh Wintz, CAE; 2010, 272 pages, $45.95/members, $57.95/nonmembers)

What Makes High-Performing Boards: Effective Governance Practices in Member-Serving Organizations: The results from a survey of more than 1,500 nonprofit CEOs and executive directors offer a snapshot of current governance practices in associations and other member-serving organizations. (By Beth Gazley, Ph.D., and Ashley Bowers; 2013, 120 pages, $34.95/members, $43.95/nonmembers)

The Governing Board: Key Responsibilities for Association Boards and Board Members Orient your board members to their key roles and responsibilities with this concise summary of their duties and the role they should play in advancing your association’s mission. (By Nancy R. Axelrod ; 2013, 44 pages, $12.95/members, $16.95/nonmembers)

Assessing Your Board Performance: An Analysis of ASAE-BoardSource Board Self-Assessment Results: What organizational characteristics influence an individual’s satisfaction with board service or his or her perception of the board’s performance? This downloadable e-report has the answers and more. (By Monica Dignam and Rosemary Tenuta; 2013, PDF download, free/members, $9.95/nonmembers)

Fundraising Without Fear: A Board Member’s Guide to Raising Money: Give your board members the basic knowledge and inspiration for raising money with this succinct guide. (By Karla Taylor; 2013, 32 pages, $12.95/members, $16.95/nonmembers)

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