Blog Entries - 2015

Tip #3 Board Policy Focused on Organizational Results

Posted on: December 1, 2015
Tags: Tips for effective boards

While Mission and Vision Statements can be quite useful for organizations, they generally don’t involve descriptions of results to be achieved by an organization.  Mission Statements typically define the activities or services that the organization

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Tip #2 Consider Using a Consent Agenda

Posted on: November 1, 2015
Tags: Tips for effective boards

The primary reason for using a consent agenda is to free up the board’s time to deal with more important or strategic issues.  A consent agenda is a section of the board meeting agenda that typically includes straightforward non-controversial or

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Tip #1 The Group Authority of the Board

Posted on: October 1, 2015
Tags: Tips for effective boards,

When I was a CEO reporting to a Board of Directors making a transition to Policy Governance®, the principle of group authority (also called Board Holism) was the principle that impacted me as CEO most immediately and most dramatically in a very positive

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Welcome!

Posted on: September 25, 2015
Tags: Announcements,

Welcome!  We hope that you will find our new website and blog interesting and helpful.  We plan to post a new blog entry the beginning of each month.  Topics will include governance issues, governance events, and tips for improving governing

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