Dr. Conflict by Mark Light, MBA, PhD Fall 2015: Volume 2015 Issue 3

Dr. Conflict by Mark Light, MBA, PhD (Fall 2015)
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If a disgruntled ex-board member is undercutting your relationships with funders, accountability, says Dr. Conflict, lies with the CEO. A thorough interview, background check, and time-limited committee work with the candidate do well to weed out the bad apples, and it is the chief executive’s responsibility to ensure his or her board is not engaging in sloppy recruitment. But in the event of such a situation, use it as an opportunity to educate your board on the essential role advocacy plays in the success of your organization’s mission.