May 30, 2018

Making Founder Successions Work

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This article originally appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Conventional wisdom suggests that a ‘clean break’ is the best way to transition a founder. But many nonprofits actually benefit when they carefully plan an extended role for founders who step down. 

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By: Donald Yeh, Jari Tuomala

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