Leadership Succession Planning: Implications for Nonprofit Human Service Organizations


Informed by the existing literature on executive exit in the for-profit, public, and nonprofit sectors, this analysis identifies the key elements of succession planning with implications for nonprofit human service organizations. It focuses on self-leadership, executive-board relations, and comprehensive succession management, and concludes with the importance of aligning succession-based efforts and strategic planning.

Gothard, S.
Austin, M.J.
Publication date: 
June 11, 2012
Publication type: 
Journal Article