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The Effective Board: Building Individual and Board Success

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The Effective Board is a best practice guide for improving one’s effectiveness as a board member, and the effectiveness of the board overall - whether it’s for a publicly-traded company, a small business, a public sector body or a board of trustees. Using case studies and research from the Institute of Directors, this book provides useful insights into the workings of an e ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 15th 2010 by Kogan Page (first published September 3rd 2010)
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I downloaded this book from my local library ebook service in Illinois as I'm on the library board, and the description of the book sounded like it might be a good how-to on board effectiveness. The book has a number of useful lists and questionnaires, at first glance. On reflection, many lists are common-sense and don't add much value. Worse, the book focuses on British law and corporate structures, even including a chapter on being on a National Health Board. It is mostly aimed at those on boa ...more
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