In February 2014, the NGO Health and Disability Network held five Good Governance workshops around New Zealand. These were attended by more than 150 board members from approx 85 non-profit NGOs.
Prior to the workshops in Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, 159 board members completed an online survey created by Dr. Nicola Rowe. This used a mix of multiple-choice and open-ended questions to review governance practice and potentially problematic areas.
In a reverse of the pattern usually seen in the private sector, non-profit boards scored well on interpersonal issues, but poorly on procedural best practice. Many boards were clearly operating in isolation, with a strong wish for peer exchange.


Creator | Kaihanga
Nicola Rowe
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Dr Nicola Rowe,
Creative Commons Licence
Attribution CC BY
Keywords | Kupu
Governance, nonprofit, notforprofit, charities, boards, community
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I represent the publisher or owner organisation of this resource
This Research has
been written outside an academic institution
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Rowe N Dr, NGO Health & Disability Network Governance Review, April 2014, New Zealand.

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