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CEO succession and transition: why we should be more prepared than we typically are

Ever since joining the Maxwell School in 2003, Tosca has focused on senior leadership development in the NGO sector. During an InterAction Forum workshop which she helped facilitate, key observations on CEO succession and transition became loud and clear

Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Tosca and Karen Schuler. 2013: CEO Succession and Transition: Why it pays to be prepared for CEO transitions. Monthly Developments Magazine 31 (7), 53

Accountability: do NGOs really aim to be accountable to a multitude of stakeholders?

NGOs prioritize their accountability to multiple stakeholders a lot more now than they did, say, 10 years ago. But to what extent does this go beyond rhetorical commitment? This academic article [HYPERLINKED], co-written with long time Maxwell colleagues Hans Peter Schmitz and Paloma Raggo, investigates the gap between rhetoric and behaviors.

Schmitz, Hans Peter, Paloma Raggo, and Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken 2012. Accountability of Transnational NGOs: Aspirations vs. PracticeNonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 41 (6), 1176-95.