In this case the reader must decide how the governing board of a floundering arts organization should respond to a motion for closure. The case illustrates the unique traits that founding executive directors often possess, the limitations of un-involved boards, the dangers of inert programs and policies, the need for transformational leadership in floundering organizations, and the factors that may influence a board to consider closure. The case is presented through a play-like narrative of three acts.
Published Date: 01/12/1996
Suggested Citation: Mark A. Hager, "A Governing Board Considers Closure: A Dramatic Narrative in Three Acts," PONPO Case CNG #20, December 1996
Keywords: Nonprofit governance