DIAGNOSIS / NON-PROFITS
I keep six honest serving-men.
(They taught me all I knew.);
Their names are What and Why and When
And How and Where and Who.
- Rudyard Kipling
The Elephants Child, Just-So Stories (1902)
Exempt Organizations Diagnostic Questions (by area):
If each of the people in charge wrote a brief description of what's important to the organization, how well would they match?
FINANCE & BUDGETING
Why develop a budget? Why go about it the way you do?
In one minute, list 7 ways board meetings could improve.
In addition to salary, how can staff be compensated?
What are 5 things donors expect?
Who cares? Why? How do you make sure things are being done right?
How well does authority match responsibility?
Who needs what information when?
Are the organization's resources used entirely to attain its objectives? Efficiently?
How explicitly does your staff understand whats expected of them?
If something happened to you, who would know where to find the things youre in charge of?