NAACP Case Solution
This Case is aboutÂ BUSINESS LAW, CRISIS MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP, PROFESSIONAL TRANSITIONS, SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
PUBLICATION DATE: October 27, 1997
The executive director was fired because of fiscal improprieties amid charges of sexual harassment. Promptly afterwards the board chairman came under fire too.Â In an extremely close vote, Myrlie Evers-Williams, a long standing board member, was elected the new board chair. She found herself heading an organization with seriously diminished credibility volatile financing, and support, and a fractured board of directors. The case raises issues regarding administration arrangement, board supervision, and disaster direction in a non-profit setting.