Directors' Dilemmas: Tales from the Frontline

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Kogan Page Publishers, 2000 - Business & Economics - 270 pages
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Whatever the size or nature of the organization, its directors are constantly faced with a myriad of problems and dilemmas: whether it's financial failure, fraud, succession issues, directors' indiscretions, a personality clash, a hostile takeover or low staff morale. This work provides a glimpse behind the boardroom door to witness the wrangles and clashes. There are 40 real-life cases with conclusions for action.
 

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Contents

Are you the cause?
13
Teenage boards
27
Youre not the man I married
40
General principles for dealing with dilemmas
49
Whats the relevant approach here?
55
How good are you at chess?
63
Good signalling
69
Conclusion
76
The bid conflict
119
Challenge
125
Money money money
147
Journalistic licence
169
Mr Invincible
189
Convo
209
The revolution
233
Joined at the hip no more
247

The departing director
87
Who would have thought?
93
The family
101
Bone Sons
109

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About the author (2000)

Patrick Dunne is a sixth generation Southerner, and proprietor of Lucullus, an antique store in New Orleans. He lives in Louisiana.

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