TITLE

The Future of Boards

AUTHOR(S)
Lorsch,Ed, Jay W.
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Future of Boards;1/1/2014, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book Summary
DOC. TYPE
Book Summary
ABSTRACT
As business becomes increasingly global, corporations are becoming more complex, therefore effective governance is vital to their continued existence. In The Future of Boards, published by Harvard Business School Publishing, Jay W. Lorsch, professor of human relations at the Harvard Business School, has gathered the insights of eight of his Harvard colleagues to evaluate the methodologies of corporate governance--good and bad--as well as to propose methods to overcome current challenges confronting boards such as CEO compensation and succession, boardroom politics, and the determination of strategy. Problems arising from human interactions on boards are also discussed, along with recommended practices that can minimize conflict and maximize the efficiency of the often highly capable people who convene to watch over a company's interests.
ACCESSION #
92527038

 

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