NPQ’s reader on nonprofit executive transitions includes almost a decade’s worth of well-researched, insightful, and helpful articles on what can be a difficult and risky moment for many organizations. The sector has been blessed with a small but talented group of thinkers on this topic and most of them are published here.
NPQ’s Reader on Nonprofit Executive Transitions by Deborah Linnell
Boards and Leadership Hires: How to Get It Right by Tom Adams
Departing? Arriving? Surviving and Thriving: Lessons for Executives by Ted Ford Webb
Flying Monkeys: Organizational Considerations in an Executive Transition by Adams, Herman, Wolfred
Exit Agreements for Nonprofit CEOs: A Guide for Boards and Executives by Karen Gaskins Jones
Preparing an Organization to Sustain Capable Leadership by Thomas Gilmore
The Importance of Linking Leadership Succession, Strategy, and Governance by Elizabeth Schmidt
Rediagnosing “Founder’s Syndrome”: Moving Beyond Stereotypes to Improve Nonprofit Performance by Deborah Linnell
Founders and Other Gods by Mark Leach
A Table for Two: Founders and Successors in the Same Shop?