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The danger of mixing ambiguity with governance

Written from personal experience, this Governance Matters blog explores the idea that Ambiguity (is) the culprit when things go awry.  Their experience tells them that “the vast majority of board members are dedicated and committed people, desperate to do the best possible job, eager to serve on an effective, successful and respected board.”  But, when things go bad it is often the result of a lack of clarity. 

Mandatory governance training for NFP boards

“The not-for-profit sector performs a vital role delivering services that meet important social needs.It provides a voice for some of our most disadvantaged groups and individuals.” The Case For Mandating Governance Training For NFP Boards  is based on the need to ensure these boards have proper governance principles and processes in place to protect the organisation, its staff and most importantly its clients as well as its obligation

Salvo's latest Economic Social Impact Survey

Salvation Army’s national Economic Social Impact Survey 2017 has been released exploring “the challenges, barriers, and levels of disadvantage experienced by people accessing our Emergency Relief services.”  Its key finding relate to cost of living, housing and homelessness, access to employment (including access to enough hours of employment), wellbeing and the impact these issues have on children.

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