Delivering Effective Governance – Insights from the boards of larger charities

By analysing the survey results from the 228 charities Delivering Effective Governance identifies the
essential characteristics of governance as seen from the inside. Using empirical data it answers the
question ‘What leads to the most effective governance?

On the way to doing so it offers much information about charity boards. For example the:

The analysis identifies the 20 key drivers of effective governance. Amongst the top ones are:

Of those charities reporting good governance, 80% reported they had the second of these but
only 62% the first. This and other analysis suggests where effort in board development might be
best placed.

Heirarchy of governance immprovement

Published by: Compass Partnership
Size: 297 x 210mm
Copies available from Directory of Social Change.
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ISBN: 978 1 906294 70 0
Extent:          64pp colour
Publication: Sept 2012
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