Board of directors in NonProfit Organizations – Choosing Members

The primary role of the board of directors of an entity is to steward owners’ investments in that entity. I served on several boards of directors in many countries, including public companies in Japan (NLM) and Malaysia (Alcom), and non-public subsidiaries of former Alcan Inc., in Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Jamaica, Korea, UK, USA. Besides, I was on several […]

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Are Students their Universities or Colleges’ Customers

Are university or college students customers of their institutions (subsequent references to college include university)? I am not referring to a student-as-customer’s movement that attempts to hike revenues by lowering standards and pandering students. That approach merely compromises the college’s mission, vision, and values while enabling entitlement-minded students; I disagree with it. Instead, I refer to […]

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