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Inside the boardroom: governance by directors and trustees

Author: Bowen, William G. Publisher: Wiley, 1994.Language: EnglishDescription: 184 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0471025011Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Europe Campus
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Print HD2741.33 .U7 B69 1994
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Inside the Boardroom Governance by Directors and Trustees Contents Preface ix 1 2 4 7 17 18 20 35 1 The Importance of Boards Positive and Negative Effects of Board Governance How the Market Regulates For-Profit Corporations Degrees of Freedom and Accountability for Nonprofits 2 The Functions and Activities of Boards Principal Functions of a Board of Directors or Trustees What Boards Actually Do The Role of the Board versus the Role of Management and Staff 3 How Boards Are Constituted Size Membership and Composition Term Limits and Rotation Compensation of Directors 39 40 45 68 74 4 How Boards Are Organized The Pros and Cons of a Nonexecutive Chairman or "Lead Director" 81 81 Committee Structures Meeting Formats and Scheduling The Role of Independent Advisors Management Succession Why For-Profit Boards Are Organized Differently from Nonprofit Boards 96 101 104 106 109 5 How Boards Are Informed Information for Corporate Boards Accounting Conventions in the Nonprofit Sector The Need to Monitor Key Indicators 115 116 120 124 6 Business Leaders Serving on Nonprofit Boards Motives for Joining Nonprofit Boards Other Factors: Different Values, Fund Accounting, Distaste for Fund Raising, and the Nature of Key Issues Staff Attitudes and Subtle Intimidation 131 133 136 140 Conclusion Appendix A Presumptive Norms Appendix B Capsule Profiles of Selected Organizations Notes Index 145 151 155 167 179

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