Filled with theory, tools, and steps needed, this book will help plan for successful leadership transitions in nonprofit organizations. In this groundbreaking guidebook, the author distills years of experience studying leadership transitions and working with and training over 200 nonprofit organizations. It shows how to install policies to deal with emergencies, to plan for the future, and to grow leaders on the staff-both loyal lieutenants as well as potential executives-in-waiting. The book brings together the author's knowledge, research, and hands-on experience in a single volume.
Tom Adams is a national thought leader, speaker, and trainer as well as president and cofounder of TransitionGuides, a consulting and educational services company based in Silver Spring, Maryland. Adams has published extensively, including articles in the Nonprofit Quarterly and the Stanford Journal for Social Innovation. For more information on TransitionGuides, visit www.transitionguides.com.