Walker review: 'Give Neds bigger role.'

December 2009
People Management;12/3/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 25, p6
The article discusses Great Britain's Walker review, which suggests that non-executive directors of banks and financial institutions should be given additional responsibilities to monitor risk and remuneration.


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