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Inside the boardroom : how boards really work and the coming revolution in corporate governance

Author: Richard Leblanc; James M Gillies
Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on a five-year study, this book goes behind the scenes to reveal the inner workings of boards of directors, candid interviews with directors, and a comprehensive investigation into boardroom processes. It challenges the status quo thinking on corporate governance and provides ground-breaking prescriptions for building better boards."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leblanc, Richard, 1965-
Inside the boardroom.
Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, ©2005
(OCoLC)647490904
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Leblanc; James M Gillies
ISBN: 0470835206 9780470835203
OCLC Number: 57474446
Description: xxi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Boards of directors have failed and we don't know why --
Ch. 2. many forms of the modern corporation --
Ch. 3. Contemporary directors : who are they, what do they do, and how well do they do it? --
Ch. 4. Best board practices and assessments : necessary but not enough --
Ch. 5. traditional board : the triumph of structure --
Ch. 6. effective board : function not form --
Ch. 7. Effective directors for effective boards : putting them together --
Ch. 8. director behavioural types --
Ch. 9. special type of director : the chair of the board --
Ch. 10. "C-B-S-R" --
how to build a better board --
Ch. 11. coming revolution in corporate governance --
App. A. Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies : how do they differ? --
App. B. research process : getting into the boardrooms, obtaining the interviews and analyzing the data.
Responsibility: Richard Leblanc, James Gillies.
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"Based on a five-year study, this book goes behind the scenes to reveal the inner workings of boards of directors, candid interviews with directors, and a comprehensive investigation into boardroom processes. It challenges the status quo thinking on corporate governance and provides ground-breaking prescriptions for building better boards."--Jacket.

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