Another great article today on board of directors for nonprofits. The board self assessment – what a great tool or program. Is there a similar excercise for the for profit sector?
Excerpt: It is critically important for nonprofit boards to stop, reflect, evaluate and appreciate their performance. It’s also extremely rare that the typical board takes that time – or uses what members learn when they do.
Board self-assessment has been on my mind in the last month, thanks in part to the launch of an online version of Alice Korngold’s powerful Board Vector tool. I saw great potential in the original, paper-based version of her assessment process. Taking it online will only enhance its capacity to provide meaningful, data-driven opportunities to evaluate our performance as boards. I also had a chance to facilitate a local board’s self-assessment process, appreciating its commitment to taking this step and helping them to explore what members could learn from the results.
Read full article via Laramie Board Learning Project: Building reflective boards: Self-assessment.