There are increasing pressures on not-for-profit boards to implement effective governance practices. The growth in the sector and the increase in financial, cybersecurity, and other risk factors have fuelled pressures on not-for-profits to be more accountable to its members, donors and other stakeholders.
This article looks at the Board's involvement in managing enterprise culture. In the corporate context, culture is a system of values, beliefs and behaviors that shape how things get done within the organization.
Serving as a director of a charity or NPO can be an enriching and exhilarating experience. Many Canadians contribute to the betterment of their community by the hours volunteered when serving on a board of directors. However, there are some things to watch out for before joining a charity's board of directors.
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