Blog Entries - 2017
For this Tip for Effective Boards I would like to share excerpts from an article by Athens Kolias, with her permission. Athens is a friend and colleague from San Francisco, California who consults on project
The key to effective boardroom discussions and good boardroom decisions is the engagement of all board members in focusing on and attending to group process issues. What do I mean by group process issues.
The practice of CEOs serving as members of their boards is somewhat common among nonprofits and even more common among for-profit companies. In a survey of over 800 non-profit organizations conducted by
A common problem behind many instances of individual board member underperformance according to the authors of a popular governance book is a problem of purpose. (Richard P. Chait and others. Governance as
In our last two Tips for Effective Boards, we defined an organization’s key stakeholders or owners as those people on whose behalf the board governs and to whom it is accountable and provided some guidance for