Leadership

Accountability: The maturing of the charitable sector

Written By: Sherry Ferronato
July 14, 1998

How accountability has changed in the aging nonprofit sector.

What's in a name?

Written By: Jacquelyn Thayer Scott
June 4, 1997

An exploration of the various names for the nonprofit sector, as well as the sector's roles and relationship with government.

Stop micro-managing

Written By: Brian Lechem
July 3, 1996

Why boards should stop micro-managing staff.

A methodology for conflict resolution

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
May 1, 1996

Successful fundraising is always a team effort, and according to Del Staecker, who presented a session at the recent NSFRE International Conference, there are a number of common team characteristics, including the ability to manage conflict.

Co-Directing: A leadership "pas de deux"

Written By: Jim Campbell
December 12, 1995

In order to meet the challenges of a demanding environment authority has to be divested throughout the organization. Co-directing an organization is the strongest possible demonstration of a commitment to power sharing.

Be intolerant of inertia, but tolerant of mistakes

Written By: Carol Chabot
March 27, 1995

When change must come to organizations, recognize that resistance develops as a result of stress increasing our need for comfort, predictability and inclusiveness.

Readiness for change in fundraising organizations

Written By: Leslie DeAthe
March 27, 1995

This article presents a summary of the key ideas about organization change that were presented to NSFRE, and shares some of the survey findings and their implications for fund-raising organizations.

An interview with Kris Archie of The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

Written By: Lorelynn Hart

Kris Archie discusses her upcoming keynote address at the Volunteer Futures Symposium.