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What is the Meaning of Board Governance?

Board of Directors Governance

Jun 10

The definition of Board Governance is commonly misrepresented. People will either mistake the term to mean “executive committee” or will not be aware that there are different types of boards (i.e. for-profit and not-for-profit) and therefore different types of board governance. You probably know the basics of a board’s organization. For instance, the President is […]

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Sneak peek at a new look for Board Management

Board Management Dashboard

Jun 06

As mentioned in last month’s update, we’re getting closer to releasing a visual makeover of your BoardManagement experience. This major development has been months in the making and involved a team of usability experts and designers. Here’s a walk-through to give you a sneak peek of what your workspace will soon look like. Keep in mind […]

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What Should A Board of Directors Accomplish?

Board of Directors Accomplishment

May 15

Most people who have not been on a board of directors don’t have a very good idea of what a successful board actually accomplishes. This is partially because executive boards have many roles that people assume belong to a company’s own management. There are also different types of boards in multiple different industries. Non-profit boards […]

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Major update brings improved Security and Usability

May 10

Over the past few months, we’ve been hard at work on a number of important updates to make Board Management easier to use and even more secure. Features large and small The new update will bring extensive work under the hood, focusing on security and usability. With over 500 changes, it marked the most significant […]

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How to Improve Your Board’s Efficiency

Board efficiency

Apr 25

Every board of directors contains a wide variety of attitudes and personalities, and this can translate into dysfunctional patterns. Board meetings can become exhausting with long presentations that oversimplify challenges and boring discussions that veer off topic. Some members go MIA or are passive at best. These qualities, while they may seem straightforward, are actually […]

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Why a Board of Directors Is Essential for A Small Company

Small Business Advirosry Board

Mar 08

It’s not unusual for fast-growing companies to have a board of directors, and the board has a substantial impact on the success of most companies. While many people assume that only large companies have a board of directors, a well-curated board may actually have a larger impact on a smaller company. What Is the Purpose […]

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How to Manage the Advisory Board of an NGO

Charity Give Board of Directors

Feb 15

An advisory board is an informal committee arranged by organization’s executive team or board of directors. The advisory board strategizes and assists the organization, but has no fiduciary role. As opposed to other non-profits, a non-governmental organization (NGO) provides expertise to other organizations, monitors environmental issues, and supports humanitarian efforts. A strong advisory board is […]

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What Is the Purpose of a Non-Profit Board?

Non Profit Board of Directors

Jan 05

There are a number of misconceptions about the purpose of an executive board in a non-profit organization. Many people assume that non-profit boards do not need the same level of attention as those of for-profit organizations. The truth is, however, that a board of directors is equally important in all sectors. Without the oversight of […]

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BoardManagement.com Launch Its Newly Redesigned Logo and Website

New Board Management Website

Jun 22

BoardManagement.com is very excited to announce the launch of our newly redesigned logo and website (http://www.boardmanagement.com). The site’s homepage features bright colors, an uncluttered design, and our newly designed logo. We wanted to make the new website faster, easier to navigate, and more user-friendly. Over the last few months, the team has been hard at […]

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Boardroom Collaboration Products —Keeping the Board Informed

Dec 30

Boardroom collaboration products allow members of the board to communicate with each other in an effective manner. The collaboration products allow the secretary to document aspects of the meeting so that they are accessible to every member of the board. Most importantly, it allows the president of the board to maintain in constant contact with […]

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The Benefits of Board of Directors Evaluation Software

Dec 26

To say that the board of directors are an important part of the organization would be an understatement. However, it is vital for an organization to provide them with the proper training. One way to provide them with training is through the board of director’s evaluation software. The evaluation software is meant to hone and […]

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What is Nonprofit Board Member Agreement?

Dec 23

Each member of the board signs a nonprofit board member agreement. The agreement lists all of the responsibilities for each board member. The contract serves as an outline for board members to follow when they take their role. The contract conveys the responsibilities of the organization and its relationship with the board too. The organization […]

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Sample of Nonprofit Boards of Directors — The Roles and Duties of Nonprofit Organizations

Dec 20

Nonprofit organizations need to work toward building a sturdy organizational structure. In order to achieve a strong structure, the board of directors should consist of knowledgeable and experienced members. Their role in the organization as a group is extremely important for the organization’s growth. What is the Board of Directors? The board of directors governs […]

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What Is Board of Trustees

Dec 17

The board of trustees is an appointed board that is elected by members of a corporation, either non-profit or for-profit. The election is executed in accordance with the corporation bylaws. If the new trustee is not a member of the corporation already, then they will automatically be inducted as one. General bylaws require for board […]

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How to Set Clear Expectations for your Board

Nov 05

Whether it relates to a short-term project or a recurring one, you need to communicate clear-cut performance goals and expectations to your board. In order to ensure that the company goals are met that brings in more money for the company; you will have to set clear expectations for your board right from the start. […]

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Solving Communication Problems with Your Board

Nov 05

Solving communication problems is important if you want to communicate opportunities, challenges, and risks to your board of directors. Poor communication is one of the main reasons for disagreements and frictions which may arise with the board members. You can avoid this problem by utilizing effective communication methods to convey goals, expectations, and targets to […]

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Portal Down for Maintenance

Jun 15

The Board Management portal is down for maintenance tonight, Wednesday-Thursday, May 15, 2017 from 12:00 AM USA Eastern Standard Time. We are expecting to be back online by 6:00 AM. You do not need to do anything. You can read about the new update here: https://boardmanagement.com/blog/sneak-peek-new-look-board-management/

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Nonprofit Management Best Practices

Feb 23

When it comes to managing and running a nonprofit organization, one of the most challenging things is effectively organizing and working with the board of directors. It is crucial that you set the correct tone while striking a balance that will enable you to enhance the productivity of your work by collaborating with the board […]

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Why Organizations Need Board of Directors Facilitation Software

Jan 27

Organizations require board of director’s facilitation software for multiple reasons. Since the board of directors is responsible for the organization, they need facilitation software that will make communicating with each other discreet and effortless. The board of director’s facilitation software can help the members achieve that goal. If the organization does not make use of […]

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What Organizations Need to Know about Boardroom Wireless Microphone Systems

Jan 23

The boardroom wireless microphone system is the latest conferencing technology on the market. The technology has allowed leaders of top organizations to have important discussions with the utmost privacy and convenience. Communication between the conversation leader and the person on the other end of the line will remain uninterrupted from Wi-Fi networks, mobile devices, and […]

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