Here We Go Again: The Cyclical Nature of Board Behavior

Do you ever get the feeling that the behavior of your board is cyclical? Miriam Wood asked the same question nearly 20 years ago and answered, “Yes.” In this archival classic from NPQ’s Spring 2011 issue, Julia Classen digs in to see if Wood’s assertion still holds true despite the sector’s exponential growth and increased professionalism. Here’s what she found.