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What Every Board Member Needs To Know Do And Avoid

Author : Andy Robinson
ISBN : 1889102601
Genre : Boards of directors
File Size : 26. 73 MB
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Owning Up

Author : Ram Charan
ISBN : 0470485507
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 52. 81 MB
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"This book is a most important contribution for both new and experienced directors, addressing contemporary corporate governance. The 14 practical questions represent the most vital issues that boards need to proactively address and are particularly crucial now as boards deal with the aftermath of the global financial tsunami." —Thomas J. Neff, chairman, U.S., Spencer Stuart "If Corporate America's board members had answered these questions, the crisis of '08 would have been avoided. The book is that powerful. It should be required reading in every boardroom, executive suite, and business school on the planet. This book with its singular wisdom could change the face of corporate governance—with huge dividends to shareholders and society." —Ralph Whitworth, principal, Relational Investors LLC "Ram Charan always seems to get it right. Owning Up not only asks the right questions, it gives answers that can make a real difference for improving board performance." —James M. Kilts, former chairman and CEO, The Gillette Company "As always, well-reasoned, insightful, and thought-provoking. A work that every director will find of value, particularly given the intense pressure of these unprecedented economic times." —Professor Charles M. Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware "Here is the book that every corporate director needs today. With his decades of insider experience, Ram Charan brings more wisdom and insight to this subject than anyone else I know." —Geoff Colvin, Fortune editor and author, Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else

What Every Nazarene Board Member Needs To Know

Author : Leslie Parrott
ISBN : 0834115506
Genre : Church officers
File Size : 26. 56 MB
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Parrott’s insights into key issues for board members make this book required reading for both new and ’seasoned’ board members and pastors. Use these resources to transform meetings into ministry!

The Ultimate Board Member S Book

Author : Kay Sprinkel Grace
ISBN : 1889102393
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 71. 59 MB
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Here is a book for all nonprofit boards. Those wanting to operate with maximum effectiveness. Those needing to clarify exactly what their job is. And those wanting to ensure that all members - novice and veteran alike - are on the same page with respect to roles and responsibilities.It's all here in jargon-free language: how boards work, what the job entails, the time commitment, the role of staff, serving on committees and task forces, fundraising responsibilities, conflicts of interest, group decision-making, how to develop yourself, effective recruiting, de-enlisting board members, board self-evaluation, and more.

The Governance Game

Author : Marilyn R. Seymann
ISBN : 1587623323
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 28. 86 MB
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A pair of insiders and a host of corporate directors reveal the all-too-human failings that lead to corporate mismanagement and malfeasance. This text should be required reading for CEOs and directors, investors and consumers.

How Not To Be A Terrible School Board Member

Author : Richard E. Mayer
ISBN : 9781452237138
Genre : Education
File Size : 39. 15 MB
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Build a successful board by knowing where the land mines are Veteran school board member, Richard E. Mayer, takes a humorous approach to the serious relationship between school administrators and board members. While the overwhelming majority of school board members have good motives, even people who mean well can make bad moves. This book shows how to prevent good intentions from creating bad outcomes. Each chapter presents a negative behavior scenario and analysis, offers alternatives, and provides win-win solutions. Key features include: 28 brief case studies Lessons learned for board members Lessons learned for administrators

Leading Roles

Author : Michael M. Kaiser
ISBN : 9781584659518
Genre : Art
File Size : 38. 86 MB
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A concise, practical, and timely guide for board members of arts organizations

The Essential School Board Book

Author : Nancy Walser
ISBN : PSU:000067187034
Genre : Education
File Size : 45. 46 MB
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What Every Principal Needs To Know To Create Equitable And Excellent Schools

Author : George Theoharis
ISBN : 9780807753538
Genre : Education
File Size : 69. 59 MB
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School leaders who succeed at creating a high-achieving learning community must also be committed to creating an equitable environment for all students. In this new book, key scholars across the content areas show how to put into practice a commitment to equity and excellence across the Pre-K–12 spectrum. Readers learn directly from experts in each of the content domains (literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, music, early childhood, special education, English language learners, world languages, and physical education) how a commitment to social justice and equity can be grounded in core subject areas, why each has a place in the school, and what they need to know and do in each subject area. This book is a critical instructional leadership resource for new and veteran principals who want to see all students succeed. Contributors: Antonio J. Castro, Julie Causton-Theoharis, Virginia Collier, Katherine Delaney, Catherine Ennis, Virginia Goatley, Beth Graue, Rochelle Gutiérrez, Kathleen A. Hinchman, Anne Karabon, Christi Kasa, Dave McAlpine, Mitchell Robinson, Victor Sampson, Sherry A. Southerland, and Wayne Thomas

The Board Book An Insider S Guide For Directors And Trustees

Author : William G. Bowen
ISBN : 0393068412
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 57. 59 MB
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"By far the best book on corporate and institutional governance." —Nicholas Katzenbach, former attorney general of the United States In his new foreword to The Board Book, former Mellon Foundation and Princeton University president William G. Bowen brings his immense experience to bear on the most pressing questions facing boards of directors and trustees today: seeking collaborative relationships and placing a renewed emphasis on sustainable initiatives. The strategies Bowen relates throughout the book foster the collegiality and sense of purpose—more important in today’s turbulent times than ever before—that are integral to any effective board.

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