4 months, 22 days ago

How Leader Character Can Help Nonprofit Boards Protect Organization Missions

Link: https://www.cutter.com/article/how-leader-character-can-help-nonprofit-boards-protect-organization-missions

Trevor Hunter argues for the importance of leader character and instrumental skills in nonprofit organization (NPO) boards. The article explores distinctive duty-of-care expectations for NPO boards, emphasizing their role in protecting the organization’s mission and the quality of judgment required to navigate nuanced decisions. Hunter asks, “What are the implications for NPO performance if the board is not demonstrating leader character?” Examples illustrate how each of the ILCF dimensions can manifest in NPO board behaviors to safeguard the mission.