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978-1-57886-176-7 • Paperback • September 2004 • $40.00 • (£31.00)
Doug Eadie is the president & CEO of Doug Eadie & Company, a Palm Harbor, Florida firm specializing in nonprofit/public board leadership and the board-CEO partnership. Doug, who has worked with nearly 500 boards and CEOs over the past 25 years, is the author of 16 books.
In this accessible guidebook, Doug Eadie uses his experience working with CEOs and boards to identify behavioral traits shared by school boards that have made a difference in their districts. He believes boards should be managed as governing organizations, and a strong board achieves results by targeting high-stakes decisions connected to vision, values, long-range goals, revenue generation, and budget.
— Ers E-Bulletin
[Eadie] presents the third book in a trilogy providing school board members, superintendents, and senior administrators with practical guidance on building a board's capacity to do high-impact governing and forming a productive, lasting board-superintendent partnership.
— Reference and Research Book News
[explains] the 'five habits' of school boards that exhibit strong leadership and solid board-superintendent relationships....Eadie provides more than a list of shoulds and shouldn'ts for board members. He also offers practical tips for making a school board member's job less onerous.
— American School Board Journal