Executive Committees Gone Wild (and How to Tame Them)

By: Kristin Clarke

Secret meetings, bullied staff, rogue decision making—there are plenty of ways a board can become dysfunctional. Governance expert Glenn Tecker explains how leaders can fix the problem.

Many executive committees are hurting their associations and nonprofits by behaving badly in ways that bring back painful memories from the '70s, when such practices were first exposed, according to governance consultant Glenn Tecker. ...