Offers board members a clear understanding of the concepts and principles that are at the very heart of John Carver's innovative Policy Governance model. Presents the guidelines needed to transform your board members into a unified group that consistently makes powerful contributions to its organization.
About the Author
JOHN CARVER is internationally known as creator of the breakthrough in board leadership called the Policy Governance model and is the bestselling author of Boards That Make a Difference (1990). Dr. Carver has worked with boards in the U.S. and Canada and on four other continents for over twenty years. His clients have included the National Association of State Boards of Education, the National Ballet of Canada, the American Institute of Architects, the Pentagon Federal Credit Union and Lutheran World Relief. His ideas have been featured by the National League of Cities, the London Times, the Canadian Hospital Association, the American Society of Association Executives, Georgia Power company and many others. MIRIAM MAYHEW CARVER has consulted using the Policy Governance model in the U.S., Canada and England with a wide variety of organizations. A Canadian citizen, Mrs. Carver is former Executive Director of Canada's first AIDS hospice and a federation of counseling programs in Ontario. She is co-author with Dr. Carver of A New Vision of Board Leadership: Governing the Community College (1994).