Leadership and Race

How to Develop and Support Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice

Report

Institutional racism persists in the United States, blocking opportunity into the higher eschaleons of the business and social sectors. Here's a way to change that.

July 31, 2010

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Human Services Workforce Initiative

Past Strategy

This initiative was the first national effort to address the urgent need to recruit, train and retain human services workers qualified to make decisions that affect disadvantaged kids and families. In 2005, the Cornerstone Consulting Group assumed leadership of the initiative, developing Cornerstones for Kids.

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Building Leaderful Organizations

Succession Planning for Nonprofits

Report

This publication presents emergency succession planning tools (an important “risk management” practice). It offers executive directors guidance on when and how to leave an organization, and includes suggestions for boards to assure the sustainability of their organizations.

January 1, 2008

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Interim Executive Directors

The Power in the Middle

Report

This paper explores the benefits and basics of using an interim executive director during a leadership transition. It also highlights some considerations that organizations should take into account when deciding whether or not to use an interim executive director.

January 1, 2005

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Children and Family Fellowship Overview

Brochure

This brochure highlights the Casey Foundation’s Children and Family Fellowship, a 20-month executive leadership program aimed at improving outcomes for children, families and communities.

January 1, 2012

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Capturing the Power of Leadership Change

Using Executive Transition Management to Strengthen Organizational Capacity

Report

This report highlights the challenges associated with executive transitions and describes the model of executive management transition that has been used in the last decade. 

January 1, 2004

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Stepping Up, Staying Engaged

Succession Planning and Executive Transition Management for Nonprofit Boards of Directors

Report

This publication focuses particularly on board leaders. It provides a set of practical perspectives, hands-on tools, brief case studies and useful resources to help board chairs, officers, and members take a proactive approach to preparing their organizations for a transition.

January 1, 2006

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Up Next

Generation Change and the Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations

Report

Research indicates that leadership transitions from the Baby Boom generation to Generations X and Y will become more common within the nonprofit sector. This report delivers a series of recommendations on how a variety of stakeholders can improve the hand-off from this generation of leaders to the next.

January 1, 2005

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Founder Transitions

Creating Good Endings and New Beginnings: A Guide for Executive Directors and Boards

Report

This guide examines the unique challenges presented by transitions involving founders or long-term executives. It provides clear advice for executives and their boards in confronting the complex issues these transitions present.

January 1, 2005

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