Inside The Boardroom.

Richard Leblanc & James Gillies



Distinguished governance experts offer cures for what ails our boards of directors In light of corporate malfeasance in recent years, the governance of corporations has been receiving great attention from regulators, researchers, shareholders, and directors themselves.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Corporate Governance Principles: The book may cover fundamental principles of corporate governance, emphasizing the role of boards in overseeing the organization.

  2. Board Structure and Composition: Insights into the ideal structure and composition of boards, including discussions on diversity, skills, and independence.

  3. Effective Board Leadership: The importance of effective board leadership, including the role of the board chair and the relationship between the chair and the CEO.

  4. Board Processes and Procedures: Discussions on the various processes and procedures that boards use to carry out their responsibilities, such as committees, evaluations, and decision-making frameworks.

  5. Risk Oversight: The book may emphasize the board's role in risk oversight, addressing how boards identify, assess, and manage risks to the organization.

  6. Ethical Decision-Making: The importance of ethical decision-making within the boardroom, including considerations of integrity, transparency, and accountability.

  7. Stakeholder Engagement: Insights into how boards engage with and consider the interests of various stakeholders, including shareholders, employees, and the broader community.

  8. Board Dynamics and Culture: Discussions on the dynamics and culture within the boardroom, exploring how these factors impact decision-making and overall effectiveness.

  9. Succession Planning: Considerations and strategies for effective succession planning for board members and leadership positions.

  10. Legal and Regulatory Compliance: The book may cover legal and regulatory aspects related to corporate governance, ensuring that boards operate within the boundaries of applicable laws and regulations.

Language English
ISBN-10 0470835206
ISBN-13 9780470835203
No of pages 314
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Wiley
Published Date 21 Jun 2005

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