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Collaborative Decision Making Part 1: Overview (Video)

An overview of the collaborative decision-making process. Part 1 of 3.

The Quaker Connection Video Series offers perspectives on living and working...

Board & Organizational Development
Education

Quakerism: Frequently Asked Questions (Video)

Do Quakers celebrate birthdays? How do they feel about the military? Are Quakers Christian? Hear answers to these and other questions commonly asked...

Board & Organizational Development
Education

Quakers as Change Agents (Video)

Quakers have been involved in societal change throughout time, and continue to impact society despite their relatively small number, only about 75,000...

Board & Organizational Development
Education

Quaker Values in the Lives of Our Organizations (Video)

How do Quaker traditions come to life in organizations? What does it mean to work, volunteer and live with, or receive services from, an organization...

Board & Organizational Development
Education

Quaker History and Beliefs: An Overview (Video)

An introduction to the history and principles upon which Quakerism was founded.

The Quaker Connection Video Series offers perspectives on living...

Board & Organizational Development
Principles of Good Governance

Principles of Good Governance

Like many organizations, your board is likely full of educated, insightful folks who are brimming with passion and dedication for the work you do. Yet...

Board & Organizational Development
Chess strategy

Ensuring Successful Executive Transitions in Quaker Senior Living Communities

A white paper that explores the essential elements of a successful executive transition in the senior living industry.

by Pamela Leland, PhD and...

FSA members
Board & Organizational Development
Chess strategy

A Strategic Approach to Leadership Transition

A white paper focused on managing a planned exit and entrance of an executive director or CEO.

by Patrick Sanaghan, Nancy Aronson and Jane Mack, MS...

FSA members
Board & Organizational Development
Explorers

A Call for Courage in the Boardroom

An exploration of what it means to have courage in the boardroom.  This white paper explores foundational tensions, individual members' self-awareness...

Board & Organizational Development
Boardroom

Transitioning in a New Leader

Once a former leader has departed, the new leader is in place, and all of the recognition and celebration events are over, it is understandable for a...