Board Leadership

Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
2021-02-01
ISBN:
1061-4249

Latest documents

  • Food for Thought
  • Calendar of Events
  • News

    Study delves into corporate secretaries' view of directors

  • Governance Systems and Municipal Governing—One City's Experience

    Rob Lewis currently serves as program coordinator with the City of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. He has a diploma in theology from Vanguard College, Edmonton, Alberta, and is certified in Policy Governance proficiency. In this article, he looks at the unique challenges and solutions related to implementing Policy Governance in a municipal council environment in Red Deer. It gives the history of the city's municipal governance and talks about why it looked to do something different, why it landed on Policy Governance, and the results the city has seen thus far.

  • Create a Stellar Board

    Dr. Linda Henman is the author of six books, including Tough Calls: How to Move Beyond Indecision and Good Intentions. She has more than 35 years of experience working with executives and boards in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses to help them exceed their strategic objectives by maximizing talent. In this article, she walks readers through the five critical components of a successful, high‐performing board of directors.

  • Calendar of Events
  • Design the Perfect ‘Career Ladder’ to Develop an Outstanding Board Chair

    Preparations for developing a board's top leader need to begin at the board recruitment stage. Here is one way to go about building a career ladder to develop competent leadership in the chair position.

  • Do No Harm: The Board Member, Personal Expression and Social Media

    In this piece, we cover how to manage board members' political views and other personal expression with their duty to their organizations.

  • The Special Challenges of Association Governance

    The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recognized 92,331 trade and professional associations in 2010, a 3.4 percent increase since 2001. Here, experienced consultant Bill Charney, who has helped a wide variety of associations implement governance improvements—often using the Policy Governance® system—highlights some of the particular challenges they face.

  • Food for Thought

Featured documents

  • Dealing with Self‐Interest Among Non‐Executive Directors

    No director should operate from self‐interest whether executive or non‐executive. Here, David Gibbs, Lecturer in Company and Commercial Law at the University of Hertfordshire School of Law in the United Kingdom, uses the issue of non‐executive directors holding multiple positions simultaneously to...

  • Managing the Conflicting Duties of Nominee Directors

    If any of your board members are nominated or elected by others, you will be interested in this article on the resulting potential for conflicts of interest from David Gibbs, Lecturer in Company and Commercial Law at the University of Hertfordshire School of Law in the United Kingdom. He explores...

  • Organizations as Open Systems That Need Purpose and Integrated Thinking

    The world is changing more rapidly than ever. Here, Victoria Hurth, Associate Professor in Marketing and Business Sustainability at Plymouth University UK, discusses the extent to which the role of the organization has to change within it....

  • Strategic Shareholder Management—Directors' Best Answer to Shareholder Activism

    Corporations' legal owners are their shareholders, and shareholders appear to be wanting to get more involved. In this article, Dr. Katarina Sikavica, Director of Business Development, CEO and Board Practice at Korn Ferry, Switzerland, and Researcher in Residence at the University of Zurich,...

  • What Role Do You Play in Board Conversations?

    Most, if not all Board Leadership readers will have participated in or observed a board meeting, and witnessed directors following an agenda, talking at each other for a while and then calling and seconding motions before voting and finally adjourning their meeting, feeling satisfied that they've “g...

  • Create a Stellar Board

    Dr. Linda Henman is the author of six books, including Tough Calls: How to Move Beyond Indecision and Good Intentions. She has more than 35 years of experience working with executives and boards in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses to help them exceed their strategic objectives by...

  • Toward a Requisite Board Competencies Matrix

    Having a competent board is vital to every organization, but what does that mean? Here, Axel Kravatzky—in the first of a two‐part article—examines the necessary collective and individual competencies and advances in the design and use of Board Competency matrices....

  • Being Real About Governance

    This article by Caroline Oliver, editor of Board Leadership, originally appeared in our January/February 2016 issue. She suggests that better governance would be served if we were more willing to face the limitations of our current understanding and practice, and we think this article conveys how...

  • Governing the World

    Board Leadership Editor Caroline Oliver interviews Otto Spijkers, Assistant Professor of Public International Law at Utrecht University and researcher at the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law....

  • The Special Challenges of Association Governance

    The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recognized 92,331 trade and professional associations in 2010, a 3.4 percent increase since 2001.1 Here, experienced consultant Bill Charney, who has helped a wide variety of associations implement governance improvements—often using the Policy Governance®...

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