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Chairing the board : a practical guide to activities and responsibilities

Author: John Harper
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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A competent chairman must perform a huge range of activities and responsibilities. There are many issues to be considered and skills to be mastered, from keeping the board focussed on its proper tasks and managing relationships and politics, to running meetings well and improving board performance. Chairing the Board draws on contributions from chairmen, from both the commercial and non-commercial sectors. It is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harper, John.
Chairing the board.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2007
(DLC) 2006023757
(OCoLC)70718275
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Harper
ISBN: 9780749450519 0749450517 9780749448691 0749448695
OCLC Number: 123292809
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The board's proper role --
Focusing on strategic issues --
Monitoring the enterprise --
Shareholders, stakeholders and other concerns --
Board composition --
Managing the board's business --
Managing board relationships --
Assessing and improving effectiveness.
Responsibility: John Harper.

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A guide to the skills required to be an effective chairperson, including keeping the board focused, managing relationships and politics, running meetings well and improving board perfromance.  Read more...

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