- The director's dilemma: What's my job? Thain, Donald H.; Leighton, David S.R. // Business Quarterly;Spring92, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p75
Discusses the new roles of a corporate director. Managing the business and affairs of the corporation; Functioning as a trustee and consultant; Taking the job seriously; Doing what is right; Supporting the worthy; Using board routines and infrastructure.
- Questions from the directors. // Business Quarterly;Summer97, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p11
Lists some questions directors should ask about technology proposals to heighten their comfort level. Open-ended questions; Close-ended questions; Timing questions; Bottom line questions.
- Fairness opinions and the board. Cooke, Jay // Corporate Board;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 17 Issue 99, p17
Offers corporate directors guidelines for using a fairness opinion, a letter in which the preparer, an independent banking firm, gives an opinion on whether a proposed business transaction is fair to the shareholders. How directors can benefit from fairness opinions; Influencing shareholders to...
- Strategy & Finance. // Corporate Board;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 22 Issue 129, p29
Shows how boards of directors can help corporate management through an economic crisis. Evaluation of strategic implementation plans; Identification of opportunities to recruit missing skills; Modification of performance metrics.
- Benefit most from a company's board of directors. // Supervision;Jan98, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p15
Looks at how a company's board of directors can be more effective. Evaluation of the board's performance; Importance of a board meeting without the executives present; Setting board compensation compared with other company.
- The board as competitive weapon: Tapping the potential. Charan, Ram // NACD Directorship;May98, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p3
Part II. Discusses the board of director's strategic capacity to identify discontinuities and important corporate constituencies. How directors' perspectives helped in several company issues; Contributions that can be given by a board in the management of a company.
- Responsibility of and Liability of Directors for Corporate Mismanagement. // Business Lawyer;Apr76, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p1679
The article discusses the responsibility and liability of directors for corporate management in the United States. Examination of directors types of conduct; Violation of applicable laws by vendors; Application of the federal securities laws.
- A `sounding board' can keep a company focused. Psarouthakis, John // Crain's Small Business -- Southeast Michigan Edition;Jan1997, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p5
Offers insights for businesses to work effectively with their boards of directors. Need for building an active and balanced relationship; Conditions under which independent boards of directors function most effectively; Effectiveness of phone meetings as a means of conducting business;...
- Two modest proposals. Kaback, Hoffer // Directors & Boards;Winter98, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p10
Opinion. Proposes a number of principles for shareholders to obtain primary source information about directors. Discussion on the workability of a checklist to evaluate directors; Why relying on secondary sources to obtain information on how directors conduct themselves is not acceptable.