Helping Boards Work Better

Hanan, Martin D.
June 2001
Financial Executive;Jun2001, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p42
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role a company plays in helping its board of directors to be effective in their decision-making processes. Board operations can be at a disadvantage to senior management because its meetings are generally infrequent and there may not be daily contact between members or the company. To avoid these difficulties a company has to provide directors with all of the resources needed to support the best decisions. Typically, companies interact with their board of directors with quarterly meetings and periodic teleconferences so that responsibilities and unusual events can be dealt with. INSET: What the Board Book Should Have.


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