Based on field research in five agencies, this is the first in a series of Leadership Reports that have a basis in research. The study is directed at the boards and executives in organizations where the founding director or a long-term director is retiring. Recommendations for the departing founding director, the board of directors, the planning and search committees, and the new executive are included.
The Academy for Leadership and Governance is a division of The Jefferson Center for Learning and the Arts. The Academy serves board presidents, executives, and boards with research, publications, and educational programs.
Emily Redington is presently Assistant Director of The Jefferson Center for Learning and the Arts. She has a master’s degree in Arts Policy and Administration from The Ohio State University.
Donn F. Vickers has been an executive in organizations religious, educational, preservationist, and literary, and is the executive director of The Jefferson Center for Learning and the Arts and The Academy for Leadership and Governance. He is also an adjunct professor in the graduate program of Arts Policy and Administration at The Ohio State University.
The Search Book
A Guide to Executive Selection
Women Leading the Way
Reflections on Life and Leadership
Finance for Nonprofit Board Members
Linking Mission to Money
The Board Member's Guide
Making a Difference on Your Board and in Your Community
The President’s Book
Experiencing the Essentials with Six Board Presidents
Evaluating Your Executive
New Approaches, New Purposes