What if the Jewish nonprofit sector were the place everyone dreamed of working?
Leading Edge helps Jewish organizations improve their workplace culture and leadership so that they can better achieve their missions.
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State of The Jewish Workplace 2023
Based on data from 18,212 employees and 304 CEOs at 327 organizations, this report shares findings about how things were going at work for employees and leaders in Jewish nonprofit organizations in May 2023.
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Special Edition Pulse Survey: Understanding and Supporting Your Teams at This Moment
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Employee Perceptions of Physical Security in North American Jewish Nonprofits
Through its work, Leading Edge aims to:
culture and leadership as top priorities in the Jewish nonprofit sector.
and collaborate to launch new tools, resources, and research to enable continuous improvement.
the Jewish nonprofit sector around the best ideas and talent management practices for creating amazing culture and leadership.
Leading Edge supports executive leadership in the Jewish nonprofit sector with ideas, connections, experiences, and tools.
For Organizational Culture
Leading Edge supports organizations in fostering great workplace cultures — Leading Places to Work — that recruit, retain, and engage excellent people who are empowered to do their best work.
Leading Edge works with boards, board chairs, executive search committees, and executive leaders to strengthen the crucial partnership between boards and professionals.
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Supporting People in Diaspora Jewish Nonprofits During the Crisis in Israel
Our hearts are with the people of Israel as they try to be resilient in the face of recent heartbreaking and terrifying events. The Jewish nonprofit sector in North America is deeply bound up with communities in Israel. Leadership and culture are never more important than when times are hard. It is in that spirit that we share this brief list of thoughts, ideas, and resources for supporting the people who are the Jewish nonprofit sector at this time.
Pass the Torch: Succession Planning for Founding CEOs and their Boards
Designed with founding CEOs and their boards in mind, Pass The Torch is a starting point for effective succession. Whether the leadership transition is years or months away and whether the Board knows when it’s coming or is planning for the inevitable, succession planning can be healthy, robust, and enable the organization’s long-term health.
What Makes or Breaks an Acquisition: A Case Study in Getting the Process Right
Getting mergers and acquisitions right is a skill that organizations can learn. In this report, Eben Harrell (Senior Editor, Harvard Business Review) gleans insights from Leading Edge's acquisition of Boardified. He shares why the acquisition worked well, what obstacles leaders and team members encountered, and why putting time and effort into the process of joining two teams together is as important as the alignment between the organizations.
The reason we are prepared to handle this current situation is because we have now been paying attention to culture for a long time. This isn't new to us anymore. Leading Edge changed the conversation to help us focus on culture.”