Elements of organisational policy

Policy-making is not a ‘paint-by-numbers‘ process. Being clear about the structural elements of an organisational policy however, helps both policy writers and users to focus their attention on the purposes served and outcomes sought from working within the policy guidance. This post follows on from my two previous posts on Organisational Policy, and is effectively… Continue reading Elements of organisational policy

Beyond the ‘dashboard’ – understanding policy failure

Despite the emphasis on the evaluative role of non-profit board directors in most governance models (e.g. the EDM model), the use of models for evaluation of governance policies has been generally confined to use of output or outcome measures which can be monitored on a strategy ‘dashboard’. The focus on ‘end product’ and ‘impact’ is… Continue reading Beyond the ‘dashboard’ – understanding policy failure