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September 16, 2009
Why Nonprofit Boards Fail, Plus More: Wednesday's Roundup
- Micromanaging, not resolving conflicts, and ignorance of nonprofit law are some of the most common governance mistakes at charities, writes Ellis McGehee Carter, a lawyer in Phoenix, on her blog.
- Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity Worldwide, a new book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, offers “perspective, insight, and clear-eyed optimism” for how to fight global poverty by helping women, says Bill Gates Sr., one of the leaders of the Gates foundation, in the Huffington Post.