Director succession planning and board effectiveness in nonprofit boards

Melinda M. Varhegyi, Denise M. Jepsen

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Abstract

Succession planning for directors of boards is not a widespread practice. This study investigated the attitudes of 88 board of directors of nonprofit organisations through a newly developed Succession Planning Scale. Results revealed that directors perceive succession planning in two factors practices and value. Additionally, directors perceive a positive relationship between succession planning and board effectiveness. Implications for nonprofit organisations and human resources team are addressed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIERA 2009 17th Annual Conference
Subtitle of host publicationBook of Proceedings
PublisherInternational Employment Relations Association
Pages249 - 265
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event17th Annual International Employment Relations Association Conference and Symposium IERA - Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: 29 Jun 20091 Jul 2009

Conference

Conference17th Annual International Employment Relations Association Conference and Symposium IERA
CountryThailand
CityBangkok
Period29/06/091/07/09

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    Varhegyi, M. M., & Jepsen, D. M. (2009). Director succession planning and board effectiveness in nonprofit boards. In IERA 2009 17th Annual Conference: Book of Proceedings (pp. 249 - 265). International Employment Relations Association.