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Fragmented boards: Using disagreement as a catalyst for great conversations
Directors should be compelled to offer constructive criticism that leads to healthy debate, forming decisions that are in line with the company's overall vision and ethics. By being open and considered, directors reach an understanding of how to make better decisions. But how do we engage in such healthy debate rather than fostering resentment, withdrawal or capitulation?
Is your chair really working for the board?
Good board leaders are essential to ensure that the voice of the board is heard in management, communication is constructive within the boardroom and inappropriate behaviour is identified and curbed. Creating criteria for identifying candidates for board leadership is advisable when recruiting an ideal chairperson for your board.
5 tips for managing your board
When a group forms for any reason, people are going at different speeds and directions. As chair, it is not your job to be the expert in the material or to figure out how everyone should contribute. Your job is to establish a trusting environment so each person can do that for themselves.