CCE DIALOGUES - Issues and Insights

 

Managing Bad News - Winter 2010/2011
It is imperative that nonprofit organizations deal effectively with crisis situations, not only when they occur, but - because many such events can be anticipated - organizations should have a plan in place they can turn to. For this publication of CCE Dialogues, we gathered three experts in crisis management and public relations to lend their perspective as to how nonprofit organizations can better manage bad news. Download a PDF of the Dialogue by clicking the title below.

 

Identifying and Managing Conflicts of Interest in the Nonprofit Sector - Winter 2009/2010
Managing and identifying conflicts of interest is one of the more important functions of a board of directors. It seems that there is a newspaper headline every week that illustrates examples of corporate and board conflicts of interest and self-dealing. CEOs and board members—especially the chair—must recognize the organization’s increasing statutory and regulatory obligations. These issues may be particularly challenging for a small nonprofit board with few resources and less rigid governance policies, hence outlining core principles of governance is crucial. The Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence and the Center for Community Engagement at St. John Fisher College recently gathered a panel of experts to discuss the topic of conflicts and to suggest some tactics for improved management or even avoidance of such conflicts. Download a PDF of the Dialogue by clicking the title below.

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