Boards That Deliver Advancing Corporate Governance from Compliance to Competitive Advantage

ISBN-10: 0787971391

ISBN-13: 9780787971397

Edition: 2005

Authors: Ram Charan

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This text offers practical no-nonsense advice for change-driven management boards from those leading the charge. It shows how boards can begin to exert greater influence and offers board members a resource for wrestling with formerly taboo topics such as taking control from the CEO and causing constructive conflict in the board.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/3/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Ram Charan has been an advisor to CEOs & senior executives of many Fortune 500 companies including General Electric, DuPont, Citigroup, Ford & Allied Signal. Earlier in his career he was on the faculty at Harvard Business School & Northwestern University.

Introduction: Advancing the Practice of Corporate Governance
Boards in Transition
The Three Phases of a Board's Evolution
What Makes a Board Progressive
The Three Building Blocks of Progressive Boards
Group Dynamics
Information Architecture
Focus on Substantive Issues
Contributions That Count
The Right CEO and Succession
CEO Compensation
The Right Strategy
The Leadership Gene Pool
Monitoring Health, Performance, and Risk
Maintaining Momentum
Board Operations
Working with Investors
Conclusion: Leveraging the Board for Competitive Advantage
Sample Strategy Blueprint
The Research Agenda
About the Author
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