Common Sense, Fortitude and Discipline

Seymour, Don
November 2013
Healthcare Executive;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p66
Trade Publication
The article discusses how to foster a collaborative relationship between healthcare chief executive officers (CEOs) and boards. The need for CEOs and boards to overcome sophistication, adrenaline and quantification biases is explained. According to the author, common sense, fortitude and discipline are the characteristics needed by boards and CEOs to establish a productive working relationship. Some questions related to the CEO-board relationship that should be considered are detailed.


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