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The handbook of board governance : a comprehensive guide for public, private and not for profit board members

Author: Richard Leblanc
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2016]
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Handbook of board governance.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2016]
(DLC) 2016009161
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Leblanc
ISBN: 9781119245445 1119245443 9781118895603 1118895606 9781118895375 1118895371 1118895509 9781118895504
OCLC Number: 945804372
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Praise for The Handbook of Board Governance; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; I: The Board's Responsibilities; Chapter 1: The Handbook of Board Governance: An Introduction and Overview; Introduction and Overview; Diversity of Authorship; Drivers and Impediments to Improved Corporate Governance; Précis of This Handbook's Chapters; Part I: The Board's Responsibilities; Part II: What Makes for a Good Board? Independence, Competency, Dynamics, and Behaviors; Part III: Risk Governance, Assurance, and the Duties of Directors; Part IV: The Rise of Shareholder Accountability. Part V: The Unsolved Governance Problem: Performance Measurement And Executive PayPart VI: Governance of Information Technology; Part VII: Governance of Sustainability: Boards' Changing Roles; Part VIII: Governance of Different Forms; Conclusion: Future of Board Governance and Unresolved Issues; Chapter 2: Boards That Lead; A New Model of Collaborative Leadership; "One of the Greatest Business Decisions of All Time"; Monitor and Leader; Duty of Leadership; When to Lead, When to Partner, and When to Stay Out of the Way; Recruiting Directors Who Build Value; The Director's Checklist. Conclusion: Boards That LeadNotes; References; Chapter 3: Trends in Corporate Governance; Trend 1: Increased Usage of Corporate Governance Codes; Trend 2: Higher Levels of Regulation and Enforcement; Trend 3: Greater Board Diversity; Trend 4: More Focus on Strategy, Value Creation, and Corporate Responsibility; Trend 5: Greater Emphasis on the Governance of Risk; Trend 6: Greater Emphasis on Information Governance; Trend 7: Greater Emphasis on Compensation Governance; Trend 8: Greater Emphasis on Accountability and Responsibility to Shareholders and Other Stakeholders. Trend 9: Increased Usage of Board Evaluations and Board Performance DevelopmentTrend 10: Director and Board Development; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 4: Governance as a Corporate Discipline; What Is Governance?; Developing the Governance Document; Keeping the Governance Document Up-to-Date; Who Should Have Access to the Governance Document?; What Should the Governance Document Contain?; Summary; Conclusion; Chapter 5: The Nonexecutive Chairman: Toward a Shareholder Value Maximization Role; Key Responsibilities of a High-Performance, Nonexecutive Chairman. Characteristics, Experience, and Skills to Look For in a ChairCommunication with Shareholders; Addressing Concerns of Activist Shareholders; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 6: CEO Succession: An Owner's Guide for Directors; The Talent Disconnect; The Reluctant Retiree; The Absence of Human Resources; The Assessment Tool Obsession; The Irrelevant Criteria; The Culture Conundrum; The Mysterious Talent Pool; The Never-Ending Transition; The Forever CEO; The Persistent Myth: It's Just for the Big Guys; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: CEO Succession Planning; The Market for Chief Executive Officers.
Responsibility: [edited by] Richard Leblanc.

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