Accountable leadership : a resource guide for sustaining legal, financial, and ethical integrity in today's congregations / Paul Chaffee. - 1st ed., rev. and expanded. - San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass Publishers, c1997. - xvii, 238 p. ; 24 cm. - The Jossey-Bass religion-in-practice series .
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part 1. Becoming an accountable leader -- Courage and the responsibilities of leadership -- What the law requires -- The role of the governing board -- Part 2. Accountability, administration, and the shared life of the congregation -- Developing life-support systems for the corporate body -- Responsible financial management -- Employment practices that safeguard communal values -- Contracting with service providers from inside and outside the congregation -- Part 3. Tending to invisible wounds within the congregation -- Zero tolerance for abusive behavior -- Preventing clergy misconduct -- Healing the wounded congregation -- Afterword: what do we need to begin?
0787903647 (cloth : acidfree paper)
BV652.1 / .C46 1997