How Should Boards Evaluate Themselves?

  Eugene Fram, in this post on his Nonprofit Management blog, provides a cogent explanation of the tough questions nonprofit boards should periodically ask themselves. Because board members serve without compensation and may have little subject-matter expertise,...

Buffett Understands That Cyber Reputation Matters

(Bloomberg) — Business Wire, the press-release distribution company at Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., hired Robert Markel as chief information security officer after allegations in August that an insider-trading ring relied on computer hackers to...

Charities Must Pay More Attention to Fraud

In the need-to-know column, this article from Reuters: Rising mistrust of international charities and a public push for greater transparency on spending in corruption-prone crisis zones are compelling some non-government organizations (NGOs) to hire a new recruit—the...