Supplement | HBS Case Collection | October 1993

United Way of America: Governance in the Nonprofit Sector (B), Kenneth W. Dam Becomes Interim President

by Jay W. Lorsch

Abstract

Analyzes the measures taken by the United Way of America (UWA) and its board of governors in response to the 1992 Washington Post reports that lead to the UWA scandal.

Keywords: Crime and Corruption; Governance; Governing and Advisory Boards; Newspapers; Nonprofit Organizations; United States;

Citation:

Lorsch, Jay W. "United Way of America: Governance in the Nonprofit Sector (B), Kenneth W. Dam Becomes Interim President." Harvard Business School Supplement 494-033, October 1993.