Another in a series of articles related to association management selected from our reading list by:
Robert O. Patterson, JD
The Center for Association Resources, Inc.
From Non Profit Quarterly:
This article looks at the ways in which board/staff relationships played out in four small cultural organizations—two museums and two performing arts companies—as each passed through three distinct phases of a growth/financial crisis. This research may inform nonprofit boards and managers in a couple of ways:
It identifies patterns of board response around a crisis that may help in understanding and negotiating similar situations;
It describes how trust and distrust play roles that are individually destructive but when combined are healthy and productive. Read More