Presentation on theme: "Board Development: Elevating Strategic Thinking and Assessing Board Capabilities Mark Engle, D.M., FASAE AMC Principal."— Presentation transcript:
Board Development: Elevating Strategic Thinking and Assessing Board Capabilities Mark Engle, D.M., FASAE AMC Principal
Board Development: Elevating Strategic Thinking and Assessing Board Capabilities
Todays Agenda Welcome About the research Promoting strategic dialogue Utilizing conflict to achieve HQCDs Case study Interesting Questions….
The Three Ls Little board time Lots of trivial issues Lack of progress in associations The Three RQs Why are boards reluctant to make bold decisions? Does reaching consensus water down decisions? How do high performing association boards make consequential decisions? About the Research
AANN is the leading authority in neurosciences for nurses.
Promoting Strategic Dialogue Strategic vs. Operational On Mission Magnitude Potential Consequences Potential for Failure/Risk Precedent Setting Course Setting/Changing Filtering mechanism
Issue Management: Board Agenda
Case Study: ASHA The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 145,000 audiologists, S-L pathologists and S-L-H scientists. STRATEGIC ISSUE:Eliminating Legislative Council
ASHA Case Study (aka Qual 2.0) 1.Strategic Issue Identified 2.Charter Approved 3.Task Force Appointed 4.Consultant Retained 5.Data Collected 6.Analysis and Education 7.Options Drafted & Shared 8.Prepared Final Recommendation 9.Managed/Pre-empted Conflict 10.Straw Poll Conducted
ACHE Learning Lessons (aka Qual 2.0) Conflict is a bad term Provide a culture of Trust and Comfort Rush Slowly, mon.
Example Generative Strategy
Example Operational Strategy
Example Cues and Prompts
Interesting Questions…? Can you picture a consequential issue on AANN horizon that merits this process? Lessons learned from ASHA's process and success that are pertinent to AANN? Does your culture promote conflict or dissention? How can you improve this?
Additional Resources Mark Engle, In Search of Bold and Wise Decision Making in Associations and Big Issue Resulting in Bold Decisions: How Boards of High-Performing Professional Societies Engage found at connect2amc.com/resources 7 Measures of Success: What Remarkable Associations Do That Others Dont Bob Harris, CAE, The Nonprofit Center at rchcae.com BoardSource, Boardsource.org ASAE & the Center, asaecenter.org Association Forum, associationforum.org
Contact Information Mark Engle, D.M., FASAE Thank you!