Let’s begin with very brief descriptions of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice. Equity: People have equal access to the services and benefits offered by organizations. Diversity: People are respected
The statement “The Board Speaks with One Voice” can be misleading since it can be open to different interpretations. One interpretation of “speaking with one voice” is that a group that is “speaking with
Boards should be concerned about their organizations producing intended impacts relating to their board-determined organizational purpose. But what about other impacts that are perhaps mostly
The following board meeting agenda is a sample agenda for a board that uses the Policy Governance® model of board operations. However, even boards not using this model may find in this sample agenda ideas that can make
Tips for impactful efficient board meeting agendas include the following: 1. Be crystal clear about what the job of the governing board is. The Policy Governance® model identifies three core job
In our last two Tips for Effective Boards, we focused on the tendency of individuals toward irrational decision-making and the group process phenomenon of Groupthink which also undermines rational group decision-making.