John Carver on Board Leadership

John Carver on Board Leadership

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by John Carver
     
 

John Carver, leading expert in the field of board leadership, has gathered together in one comprehensive volume a compilation of his most noteworthy articles and essays. In this invaluable book-it includes original essays, the best of the Board Leadership newsletter, and articles from myriad publications— Carver shows how boards can excel within their

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John Carver, leading expert in the field of board leadership, has gathered together in one comprehensive volume a compilation of his most noteworthy articles and essays. In this invaluable book-it includes original essays, the best of the Board Leadership newsletter, and articles from myriad publications— Carver shows how boards can excel within their own organizations by adopting his groundbreaking Policy Governance? model.
This handy guide to the Policy Governance model presents information in a highly accessible format. With more than one hundred and fifteen articles on the topic, John Carver on Board Leadership offers a solid base for understanding and implementing this proven model for board success. This comprehensive resource covers a wealth of critical topics such as achieving meaningful diversity in the boardroom, protecting board integrity, handling staff complaints, evaluating the mission statement, making informed fiscal policy, owning the board agenda, evaluating the CEO, and knowing when (and when not) to form committees. Designed as a hands-on guide, this book also includes an innovative Frequently Asked Questions navigation tool that is helpful for finding specific answers to targeted questions.
Written for board members, executives, and consultants across the nonprofit, corporate, and government sectors, John Carver on Board Leadership provides one-stop shopping for effective board management for boards no matter what their size or their mission.

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.."packed with information and advice.."(Modern Management, February 2002)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787958442
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/31/2001
Series:
J-B Carver Board Governance Series, #7
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
1,444,158
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.47(d)

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"John Carver has given board effectiveness a unifying vision, a logical and coherent base-an integrated theory of governance. This collection of his writings brings home the intellectual rigor of his thinking and the coherence of his Policy Governance model."
— Sir Adrian Cadbury, director of the Bank of England, chairman of Cadbury-Schweppes, Chancellor of Aston University, chairman of the Committee on Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance in the UK (The "Cadbury Report"), and author of The Company Chairman

"John Carver, like Robert K. Greenleaf before him, is a revolutionary of the very best kind. Carver's Policy Governance model has provided the means for trustees to live out Greenleaf's challenge to boards to act as both servant and leader. In so doing, John has proven himself to be one of our greatest servant-leaders."
— Larry Spears, CEO, The Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership, editor of Reflections on Leadership and Insights on Leadership

"The conceptual clarity of Dr. Carver's approach provided us an excellent basis for development of new governance arrangements in defence, helping us to sharpen our focus on results and the associated accountability framework."
— Dr. Allan Hawke, Secretary, Australian Department of Defence, Canberra

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