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This concept paper explores, among other things, the reasons why board members lose their enthusiasm, why they fail. This paper discusses the importance of ongoing board development using twelve key components. It also addresses in depth the competencies of an effective board, ways to recruit, orient, educate and recognize boards of directors. To this end, this concept paper will:
1) demonstrate how to strengthen the board of directors of Mama's Kitchen through
2) the establishment of a comprehensive and ongoing board development program.
Additionally, the reasons and strategies for establishing a "dream team" for the board of directors are fully discussed in this paper.
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Nonprofit Administration and Management
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Glassey, Edith A., "The Board of Our Dreams: A Plan to Build a Dynamic Board of Directors for Mama's Kitchen" (2003). Governance. 3.