In our last Tips for Effective Boards, we focused on the tendency of individuals towards irrationality. In this Tip our focus shifts to Groupthink, a group process phenomenon that undermines rational decision-making.
Board Meeting discussions may tend to be irrational unless steps are taken to counter individual and group tendencies towards irrationality. In this Tips for Effective Boards we will focus on the tendency of individuals
In September of 2021, the ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) published ISO 37000:2021 Governance of Organizations – Guidance. It had been developed over several years by representatives from
Once it is recognized that the board’s job of governing the organization is different from the CEO’s job of managing the organization, an annual board agenda plan becomes an effective means for the board to
Recently many organizations have had to deal with contentious COVID-related issues such as vaccine and mask policies for employees and/or customers and policies regarding employees working at the office and/or out of
A CEO seeking and/or receiving advice from the board can be a tricky matter. When someone in authority communicates with someone over whom they have authority it can be difficult to distinguish between advice (which can
While the articulation of the legal duties of individual members of public/governmental and non-profit boards may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, such articulations usually include a version of the following