The Board of the 21st Century : Leading Directors from Wal-Mart, 3m, Lowes & More on the Evolution of Corporate Governance
Inside the Minds: The Board of the 21st Century is a detailed examination of the ways in which a corporate board should operate. This titile features a wealth of board members representing public and private companies, as well as boardroom recruiters and external experts, from some of the top companies globally as well as nationwide. Offering a broad, yet comprehensive overview of the ins and outs of board service - this text is wide in scope, as authors attempt to answer one seemingly daunting, yet fundamental questions, "What should the board of the 21st Century look like?" In a balanced account of the current shape and the future state of corporate governance, authors raise critical points around the tools every board member needs to ensure success, the essential committees for best practices, the role of the board apart from that of management, the definitions - both implicit and explicit - of governance, the need for diversity in filling seats, and examines the role of the board in both adding value to, and governing any company. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great minds of today as experts offer up their thoughts around the keyes to success for any director. Within these pages lie the insights and truths around the evolving state of corporate governance - critical reading for any active director, an anyone about to take a boardroom seat.
- Electronic book text
- 01 Dec 2003
- ASPATORE BOOKS
- United States