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

Executive Transitions Series

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    An organizational self-assessment to gauge your preparedness for a transition.

  2. 2

    Basic tools for preparing for a leadership change, including up front work and executive transition management.

  3. 3

    Issues that may surround your leadership work and challenges to developing a succession plan.

  4. 4

    Resources to help you learn more about succession planning.

  1. 5

    Case studies of scenarios in which agencies benefited from succession planning.

Key Takeaway

A 2004 study of 2,200 nonprofit leaders found that 65% of the executives intended to leave their positions by 2009.

Another survey found that 75% of more than 1,900 executives polled planned to leave within five years.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations