A Guide to Engaging an Executive Search Firm »

Strong nonprofit organizations are built on a number of ingredients. However, the need for strong senior leadership (that is, the mix of skills required to lead and manage the organization) is often underestimated. Many organizations equate strong leadership solely with the presence of a charismatic chief executive. But Jim Collins, author of the best-selling book Good to Great, noted that at the best organizations, good leadership extends beyond the chief executive.