June 26, 2011
Nonprofit Leadership Still Shaky, Study Finds
Derek Lieu, for The Chronicle
Despite years of warnings, nonprofit groups are unprepared to handle the wave of executive turnover about to hit them hard, according to a new survey of charity leaders. And with many organizations already shaken up by the recession, the stakes of a botched leadership changeover are high.
“Executive transitions aren’t inherently bad,” says Julie L. Rogers, president of Washington’s Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, which sponsored the study. “They are