OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry Analysis File Operational - The Board does the work of the organization and manages as well as governs it. This is typical of a board in the 'founding' stage and organizations, such as service clubs, that have no staff that must rely largely on board members and other volunteers to achieve their aims. Collective - The Board and staff are involved in 'single team' decision-making about governance and the work of the organization . . .