While it is a practical book for practitioners, its concepts provide guidance for a futurewhen public questioning of corporate governance will become more intense.
O'Brien, President, the Hanover Insurance Company, "A comprehensive international survey of how boards work and the problemsthey face The discussion of the paradoxes, and the various solutions to them,is comprehensive, well-structured and illuminating Fascinating andimportant. Assessing the Discomfort 2.
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Corporate Governance: Lifespace and Accountability 3. The "Job" of the Board: Defining the Portfolio 4. Whose Responsibility: The Board or Management?
Commitment and Depth Versus Detachment and Breadth 6. Dealing with Board Performance 8.
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Imperatives for the Twenty-first Century Name Index Index, "This is a handbook for directors which will give guidance and spark newthinking on the organization and structure of boards. Maybe one day boards willbe persuaded to evaluate their own performance. It's all in this book!
We knowthat leaders are important but we have not studied nearly enough how boardsappoint leaders and what leadership roles board members themselves play. This isan excellent piece of research that provides a wealth of data on the role andfunctioning of boards. One says: It's absolutely important to separate the two. Idistrust the two in one.
If you do both, the chairman always loses to the chiefexecutive role. It should be compulsory reading for every company director whatever country they work in. In the vast literature on management one of the most undertreated subjects is the role and function of boards of directors.
Ada Demb and F. Friedrich Neubauer have elevated the subject to its appropriate status. It will be a significant resource forpresent and potential chief executives and board members.recursively.co/assets/dym-applicazione-android.php
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Want more? Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! Includes bibliographical references and indexes Print version record Written for practitioners, this book is about corporate governance and the role of the board of directors in modern multinational companies. The nature of the relationship between the corporation and the rest of society is changing fundamentally. The corporate board has unique responsibilities during this transition, but as it tries to respond directors are faced with destabilizing paradoxes: resolving who is in control - management or the board, achieving critical judgement while maintaining detachment, and; avoiding becoming either a cosy club or a collection of all-stars.