Corporate Boards Create Value / Edition 1

Corporate Boards Create Value / Edition 1

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by John Carver, Caroline Oliver
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787961140

ISBN-13: 9780787961145

Pub. Date: 08/05/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This book applies John Carver's highly successful Policy Governance(r) model to corporate boards. Carver and boardroom consultant Caroline Oliver explain the world's only conceptually coherent operating system for boards. This simple yet profound system clarifies roles, empowers directors and senior management alike, and makes accountability feasible to a

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This book applies John Carver's highly successful Policy Governance(r) model to corporate boards. Carver and boardroom consultant Caroline Oliver explain the world's only conceptually coherent operating system for boards. This simple yet profound system clarifies roles, empowers directors and senior management alike, and makes accountability feasible to a previously unattainable degree. The authors suggest a redefinition and elevation of the value that boards should create and show how to apply the Policy Governance design to commanding company performance. Corporate Boards That Create Value gives corporate directors and all who care about governance a powerful tool for success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787961145
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/05/2002
Series:
J-B Carver Board Governance Series, #19
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword (Sir Adrian Cadbury).

Introduction.

1. The Value of Boards.

2. Designing the Board's Job.

3. Forging Group Leadership.

4. Connecting to Management.

5. Setting Expectations for Management Performance.

6. Reporting Board and Management Performance.

7. Maintaining the Gains.

8. Getting There from Here.

Appendixes.

A. Glossary.

B. The Case for a CGO.

C. Chair and CEO: One Person or Two?

D. Inside Directors.

E. Sample Board Policies Under Policy Governance.

F. Sample Monitoring Report Under Policy Governance.

Notes.

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

Index.

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One common thread has connected the companies involved in the recent spate of high-profile corporate bankruptcies and scandals: The failure of boards of directors to control management. John Carver, an international consultant on corporate governance, explains the role of the board of directors and defines the proper relationship between the board and top management. To summarize: The board commands; management obeys. Since this is all too often not the case, we from getAbstract strongly recommend that everyone in business read this book for its essential advice on strengthening the authority and accountability of corporate boards of directors.