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Succession Planning: Articles and Books

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Nonprofit succession planning

Leadership transition

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Books from the Catalog

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Tuomala, J., Yeeh, D., & Smith Milway, K. (2018). Making Founder Successions Work. (cover story). Stanford Social Innovation Review, 16(2), 26–3.

McKee, G., & Ffroelich, K. (2016). Executive Succession Planning: Barriers and Substitutes in Nonprofit Organizations. Annals of Public & Cooperative Economics, 87(4), 587–601.

Wood, T. (2016). Succession Planning for Nonprofits. BusinessWest, 33(16), 40.

Report shows lack of nonprofit succession planning. (2015). Nonprofit Business Advisor, 2015(310), 12.

Bailey, R. (2014). Succession planning: Ensuring continuity during leadership changes. Corridor Business Journal, 10(33), 13.

“Short view” on nonprofit succession planning doesn’t cut it anymore. (2014). Nonprofit Business Advisor, 2014(303), 6–8.

Froelich, K., McKee, G., & Rathge, R. (2011). Succession planning in nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 22(1), 3–20.