Executive Transition: How to Determine Who Your Next Leader Should Be
As the adage goes, the only constant in life is change. When a transition occurs at the top of any organization, it needs to be managed with good judgment and planning for the future success of the organization and all its stakeholders. In a nonprofit, it is the board’s role to handle this process.
Why Conduct a Needs Assessment?
Indeed, the stakes are high for a nonprofit board of directors charged with the responsibility of managing an executive leadership transition. Among the many questions that loom are:
- What is the scope of the chief executive’s job?
- What are the necessary skills the next chief executive must possess in order to lead the organization […]