The Director S Manual

Author: Peter C. Browning
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111913336X
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"This book targets current and aspiring directors and meets their educational and practical needs. It is more than a how-to book containing best practices for board governance. The current effort blends research findings from leadership and organizational dynamics with practical advice for corporate directors. Each board is unique with issues relating to leadership, group dynamics, and decision making creating a particular culture for each board. Yet they are all required to fulfill their fiduciary duties and meet federal government reporting requirements and regulations in the same way. The book allows directors to meet those requirements, while creating their own unique approach. The book also provides practical advice on issues related to selection, meeting schedules, and director succession. It explores board performance from a group culture and group dynamics perspective, providing insight on how to manage classic problems in group decision making. It will contain a comprehensive set of assessments"--

The Director S Manual

Author: Peter C. Browning
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119133386
Size: 78.42 MB
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Directors: Improve Board Performance The Director's Manual: A Framework for Board Governance offers current and aspiring board members essential up-to-date governance guidance that blends rigorous research-based information with the wisdom found only through practical, direct experience. The book's flexible approach to solving governance issues reflects the authors' belief that no two boards and the cultural dynamics that drive them are the same. As such, the advice offered reflects recognizable leadership dynamics and real world, relevant organizational situations. The book's two authors, Peter C. Browning, an experienced CEO and member of numerous boards and William L. Sparks, a respected organizational researcher, combine their individual experiences and talents to create a book that is both innovative and applicable to directors in any industry sector. Specific best practice guidance is designed to help board members and their directors understand the unique strengths and challenges of their own board while at the same time provide targeted information that drives needed improvements in board performance and efficiency. Specifically, this book will help board members: Explore practical advice on key issues, including selection, meeting schedules, and director succession Consider board performance from multiple perspectives, including cultural and group dynamics Discover how to effectively manage classic problems that arise when making decisions as a group Access a comprehensive set of assessment questions to test and reinforce your knowledge The Director's Manual: A Framework for Board Governance offers practical advice to guide you as you lead your organization's board.

The Director S Manual

Author: Willard Straight Hall (Ithaca, N.Y.). Browsing Library
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Non Executive Director S Handbook

Author: Patrick Dunne
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 185617977X
Size: 30.24 MB
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The Non-executive Directors Handbook is an indispensable guide that deals with the changing role and responsibilities of the Non-Executive Director in companies today. It recognises the increasing importance of the position, the growing pressures on Non-Executive Directors and the need for full compliance with the latest legislation and regulation in order to avoid heavy fines and penalties. This book provides practical information and guidance on all aspects of the role. Written specially for and about non-executive directors the book incorporates useful checklists and summaries. Updated material includes: corporate strategy; risk management; ethics (Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI)); governance (covers current version of the Combined Code); how to improve a company's efficiency and effectiveness; International Standards on Auditing (ISAs); and updates for recent developments of the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Best-practice guidelines on all the duties and responsibilities of non-executive directors Full coverage of corporate strategy, risk management, ethics (especially in line with Global Reporting Initiative [GRI] guidelines), and governance Shows how to improve a company's efficiency and effectiveness

The Director S Handbook

Author: Institute of Directors
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749462841
Size: 79.46 MB
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The Director's Handbook, first published in 2005, filled a gap in the market by providing a practical guide to key issues facing board directors and senior business decision-makers in the UK. Now, with far-reaching changes in directors' duties and other principles of company law, this new edition updates and explains the laws which affect the way every director does their job. It deals with all aspects of a company director's role, duties, responsibilities and liabilities within the context of the current law and good practice. Written by leading experts and fully supported by research findings, this 3rd edition also contains case studies from companies of varying sizes and sectors, plus new chapters on the role of the company secretary plus the latest legal developments in the health and safety arena. The Director's Handbook is the essential reference and source of advice for all new and existing directors, as well as those who aspire to this position.

Thinking Like A Director

Author: Michael Bloom
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0571199941
Size: 74.75 MB
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"Concise and engaging, Michael Bloom's book is for anyone who has ever uttered the phrase, "But what I really want to do is direct.""--BOOK JACKET.

The Director S Handbook

Author: Institute of Directors
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749462841
Size: 22.88 MB
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The Director's Handbook, first published in 2005, filled a gap in the market by providing a practical guide to key issues facing board directors and senior business decision-makers in the UK. Now, with far-reaching changes in directors' duties and other principles of company law, this new edition updates and explains the laws which affect the way every director does their job. It deals with all aspects of a company director's role, duties, responsibilities and liabilities within the context of the current law and good practice. Written by leading experts and fully supported by research findings, this 3rd edition also contains case studies from companies of varying sizes and sectors, plus new chapters on the role of the company secretary plus the latest legal developments in the health and safety arena. The Director's Handbook is the essential reference and source of advice for all new and existing directors, as well as those who aspire to this position.