Here’s something a bit different from David Werdiger: a Harvard-style case study written as an allegory of a community not-for-profit. With two classes of ‘investors’ and no accountability whatsoever to the ‘non-voting shareholders’, would you invest? Would you support a not-for-profit that operated like this? [David Knows Blog]
The biggest headlines from this survey relate to highest-paid CEOs, with pictures of men in fine suits and ties, with phone numbers for salaries. Unsurprisingly, the reaction to these lists is as simplistic as the lists themselves, with inane comparisons between someone responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars of expenditure with a typical donor, or an average wage-earner. Read more at eJewishPhilanthropy.
Commentary about the Yeshivah Centre, who announced “elections” for the synagogue committee but declined to use the “e-word”. The closed culture and opaque governance of twenty years ago is still there.