Anytime a board member has a concern with operational situations or processes, they can take the following steps: 1. Check to make sure the underlying concern is covered (put off limits) by one or more Executive Limitations policies. Check for both broadly stated policies (e.g., the CEO shall not allow anything “unethical or imprudent”) as Continue reading →
Use the Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide For All Boards of Directors to navigate your way out of any issue or challenge that comes before your board. Two main elements are key: (1) having a comprehensive and relevant set of board policies that appropriately reflect the board’s and owners’ values; and (2) monitoring to ensure the policies Continue reading →
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Suffering from Board Approval Syndrome? Are you still playing “Mother, May I?” with your board? Here’s another way, with ideas based on the principles and thinking behind the Policy Governance system. Are you still playing “Mother May I?” with your board? Here’s what typically happens: Staff come up with a plan, and then put time Continue reading →
Monitoring Executive Performance Using Policy Governance® Say, when’s the last time you had *this* conversation? Not recently, or ever? Seems that companies and organizations are always messing up. But it doesn’t have to be that way; let me show you why. In a perfect world we should see inputs and expectations flowing into an Continue reading →