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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:   eBook : Document : 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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Leblanc, Richard, 1965-
Inside the boardroom.
Mississauga, Ont. : J. Wiley & Sons Canada, ©2005
(DLC) 2005280741
(OCoLC)57474446
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Leblanc; James M Gillies
ISBN: 9780470157138 0470157135
OCLC Number: 710992687
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 314 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Boards of Directors Have Failed and We Don't Know Why; Chapter 2: The Many Forms of the Modern Corporation; Chapter 3: Contemporary Directors: Who Are They, What Do They Do, and How Well Do They Do It?; Chapter 4: Best Board Practices and Assessments: Necessary but Not Enough; Chapter 5: The Traditional Board: The Triumph of Structure; Chapter 6: The Effective Board: Function Not Form; Chapter 7: Effective Directors for Effective Boards: Putting Them Together; Chapter 8: The Director Behavioural Types Chapter 9: A Special Type of Director: The Chair of the BoardChapter 10: "C-B-S-R"—How to Build a Better Board; Chapter 11: The Coming Revolution in Corporate Governance; Appendix A: Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodologies: How Do They Differ?; Appendix B: The Research Process: Getting into the Boardrooms, Obtaining the Interviews and Analyzing the Data; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T;
Responsibility: Richard Leblanc, James Gillies.
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