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From the Publisher"John Carver is a revolutionary of the very best kind. Carver'sPolicy Governance model has provided the means for trustees to liveout Greenleaf's challenge to boards to act as both servant andleader."
—Larry C. Spears, CEO, The Greenleaf Center forServant-Leadership; editor, Reflections on Leadership,Insights on Leadership, Servant Leadership, The Power of ServantLeadership; co-editor, Practicing Servant Leadership andFocus on Leadership
"It took an inspired social scientist to record and describe thefundamental principles of [the Policy Governance] model, whichprovides deep insight into the role of the Board in the moderncorporation."
—Jeremy Booker, vice president corporate governance, BritishPetroleum, London
"Dr. Carver’s governance model has been the key inempowering the State Bar of California Board of Governors to focuson policy that would help our judicial system."
—Andrew J. Guilford, 1999-2000 president, State Bar ofCalifornia
"An indispensable guidebook to leadership excellence."
—George Weber, executive director, Canadian Dental Association,Ottawa; former secretary general, International Federation of RedCross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva
"Boards That Make a Difference explicates the model,which is simple, powerful and, above all, successful."
—W. H. Hann, former executive director, Association ofIndependent Schools of Western Australia
"This book's sound premises regarding proper role delineationand its practical advice provide an invaluable resource."
—Dr. John R. Seffrin, CEO, American Cancer Society, Atlanta
"Dr. Carver offers a visionary yet practical approach togovernance design."
—Adalberto Palma Gómez, senior partner, Aperture S.C.; formerdirector, Institute for the Protection of Bank Savings; chairman,Center for Excellence in Corporate Governance, Mexico City
"Policy Governance gives governing bodies and CEOs a clearinsight into their mutual relationship and their distinctresponsibilities."
—Jacques Gerards, CEO, Dutch Association of Governors in HealthCare, The Netherlands