Best Practices for Managing Change: Resources from Nonprofit Experts

What is the Executive Director's role in managing change at an organization?

Change is occurring constantly—whether incremental or monumental, by design or by chance. Executive directors need to be especially vigilant about recognizing windows of opportunity for qualitative, large-scale change. The leader’s role is to challenge staff to think critically and generate ideas that meet current needs while bringing the organization closer to its ideal state.

But how does one manage change? Downloadable this free chapter from TSNE's Executive Directors Guide about the structure and process of organizational change. Topics include:

  • Helping staff and board accept change
  • Practical considerations for the change process
  • Classic patterns of change


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