Nonprofit Governance Role : The Board’s role

Nonprofit Governance Role : The Board's role

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Harvard Law School

Governing boards in the for-profit and nonprofit contexts share many legal precepts: the oversight role, the decision-making power, their place in the organizational structure, and their members fiduciary duties.

Originally Published: 4/15/12
Global Topics: Ethics and Accountability
Focus Areas: Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice
Principles: Category 2: Effective Governance