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Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance: It Can't Happen to Us—Avoiding Corporate Disaster While Driving Success by Richard M. Steinberg

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Chapter 15

Avoiding Board Pitfalls

Boards of directors have extremely challenging jobs, especially in today's highly competitive and litigious environment, with marketplace and shareholder expectations seemingly ever increasing. In this chapter, we look at pitfalls into which some company boards have fallen, the surrounding circumstances, and how similar missteps can be avoided, as well as challenging decisions every board faces.

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