Chapter 21 Develop a Strong Organizational Framework

Organize the business, and maintain the collegiality, of the board and its committees so that each of the increasingly time-consuming matters that the board and board committees are expected to oversee receives the appropriate attention of the directors.

The business of the board and its committees should be organized in a way that ensures matters requiring board or committee attention receive such attention, are prioritized appropriately, and adequate time for consideration and review is provided.

Before we sally forth into the mechanisms for organizing the business of the board, let us spend a few minutes on a subject that is receiving much current attention: corporate culture. Culture begins ...

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