Build a more effective board with insight from the forefront of corporate governance
The Handbook of Board Governance provides comprehensive, expert-led coverage of all aspects of corporate governance for public, nonprofit, and private boards. Written by collaboration among subject matter experts, this book combines academic rigor and practitioner experience to provide thorough guidance and deep insight. From diversity, effectiveness, and responsibilities, to compensation, succession planning, and financial literacy, the topics are at once broad-ranging and highly relevant to current and aspiring directors. The coverage applies to governance at public companies, private and small or medium companies, state-owned enterprises, family owned organizations, and more, to ensure complete and clear guidance on a diverse range of issues. An all-star contributor list including Ram Charan, Bob Monks, Nell Minow, andMark Nadler, among others, gives you the insight of thought leaders in the areas relevant to your organization.
A well-functioning board is essential to an organization’s achievement. Whether the goal is furthering a mission or dominating a market, the board’s composition, strategy, and practices are a determining factor in the organization’s ultimate success. This guide provides the information essential to building a board that works.
- Delve into the board’s strategic role in value creation
- Gain useful insight into compensation, risk, accountability, legal obligations
- Understand the many competencies required of an effective director
- Get up to speed on blind spots, trendspotting, and social media in the board room
The board is responsible for a vast and varied collection of duties, but the singular mission is to push the organization forward. Poor organization, one-sided composition, inefficient practices, and ineffective oversight detract from that mission, but all can be avoided. The Handbook of Board Governance provides practical guidance and expert insight relevant to board members across the spectrum.
Keywords: The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not for Profit Board Members; Richard Leblanc; Nell Minow; David Nadler; Bob Monks; Roger Barker; Ram Charan; Jay Conger; Michael Useem; David Larcker; corporate governance; nonprofit governance; small company governance; risk governance; board members role; board function; value creation in governance; governance legal obligations; board member financial literacy; effective directorship; executive compensation; CEO succession planning; governance topics; governance reference; governance responsibilities