TITLE

Board Stiff

AUTHOR(S)
Gerdes, Sarah
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Inc.;Nov2001, Vol. 23 Issue 15, p124
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on corporate board members. Attributes of a good board member; Suggested clause in a board's rules; Reason boards may provide little value to a company; Advice when having doubts about a prospective member.
ACCESSION #
5469004

 

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