Boards That Excel

Boards That Excel

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qHaving served on numerous corporate and nonprofit boards, former business school dean and university president White has a surprising message--many directors don't understand their roles as stewards. Rather than seeing boards as mere vehicles for oversight and basic monitoring, he shows, in detail and with hundreds of real-world anecdotes, how boards can do betterq--In structured exercises like the desert survival problem, groups learn that the average of individual scores is almost always worse than the groupa#39;s scores when compared to the best solution of an expert panel. The gist of Lehrera#39;s article is that these ... Another experiment found that people are more creative after hearing an incorrect answer to a question. Nemeth observes, a€œAuthentic dissent can beanbsp;...

Title:Boards That Excel
Author:B. Joseph White
Publisher:Berrett-Koehler Publishers - 2014-08-18


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