Navigating the Board/CEO Relationship
Part of Foundation News & Commentary's 'On Point' series, featuring advice and commentary from experienced foundation leaders in the US.
This article focuses on board/CEO relationships through analysing two fictional scenarios:
- A new CEO, selected to totaly revamp a foundation's grantmaking, finds the board unresponsive to the direction in which he takes the foundation
- A long-term CEO, feeling his foundation's internal operations are under control, is taking on many outside community commitments which his board are unahppy with
Advisors provide suggested strategies for working through these and other issues.