You may think that a personnel committee is a necessity for a well-functioning board, but Dr. Conflict assures you otherwise. The board governs but does not manage the organization; personnel matters are not its job.
When a new boss has the entire organization walking on eggshells, a staff member begins to dread going in to the office.
Dear Dr. Conflict: My board has divided itself into factions, and there seems to be a war being waged in and outside of the boardroom. The thing is, I do not even really know what the issue is except that a few people seem to have gotten on each others’ last nerves…
When an agency merges two fundraising teams and cuts one supervisor, an employee worries that the team won’t get enough guidance. In this scenario, how many people can you supervise effectively, and how do you make that case to the top?