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Failure to Address Succession Planning by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Lydia Alcock
Created 1 years 44 days ago
by Lydia Alcock

Categories Board Ethics
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A long-tenured executive director is uncertain about how much longer he intends to stay with his organization and has talked with a few members of the staff about the possibility of leaving. He has not spoken to the board or stated a clear intention, and the board is hesitant to address the issue out of respect. How can this board and executive director act ethically? Read this article from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, a Replication Partner based in Santa Clara, CA, to find out.