Here We Go Again: The Cyclical Nature of Board Behavior

This article by Julia Classen was first published in 2011 in the Nonprofit Quarterly. It considers whether Miriam Wood’s 1992 article, “Is Governing Board Behavior Cyclical,” remained relevant almost twenty years later:

Each time a board enters a new cycle, it is different from the previous one, because the organization and external environment will have changed. The board’s response to each new cycle will often be different, too, because the crises that move them are always evolving.

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