On Board: What Current and Aspiring Board Members Must Know About NonProfits & Board Service is for nonprofits of all kinds. It is very applicable to a broad spectrum of organizations, and the text covers every aspect of the important work of developing and sustaining quality relationships and responsibilities among board and staff.
Fridman's balanced approach reflects significant experience working with all types of people in these roles. Her language and examples accept the uniqueness of each situation, but never allow for confusion over the responsibility of the board and staff to the organization, not to individuals.
The book's purpose is "to ensure that nonprofit board members are all on board -- moving in the same direction toward a common goal that serves the greater good." Very nicely done.