The legitimacy and viability of the nonprofit sector are dependent on the role that board members play in monitoring the activities of the organization. Recent events suggest that more needs to be done to prevent organizational crises. When nonprofit organizations "fall from grace, " it is with a thunderous noise. This article explores the ideal role of boards against the reality of the failure of boards to adequately perform their legally mandated functions.
In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.72 no.3, Spring 1996.
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Gelman, Sheldon R. Gibelman, Margaret. Pollack, Daniel. Schnall, David J. Philanthropic Boards of Directors on the Line: Roles, Realities, and Prospects. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). March 1996: