Tailoring a board to your company size and circumstance

Nash, John
January 1983
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Winter83, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p51
Academic Journal
Provides information on establishing a company's board of directors. Importance of understanding the difference between the board of a largely held company operated by professional managers and that of an owner-dominated company; Functions of an active board; Responsibility of the chief executive; Identification of board needs.


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