Leading the Board: The Six Disciplines of World Class Chairmen

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Springer, Nov 23, 2007 - Business & Economics - 246 pages
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This book provides unique and powerful insights into what it takes to succeed as a chairman leading a modern organization. Based on global research, the authors unveil the six disciplines of world-class chairmen. Leading the Board will become the standard work of reference and inspiration for the world's chairmen and would-be chairmen alike.
 

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Contents

Discipline 2 Sense making
47
Discipline 3 Interrogating the argument
71
Discipline 4 Influencing outcomes
91
Discipline 5 Living the values
113
Discipline 6 Developing the board
137
On being world class The six disciplines at work
174
Notes
203
Index
209
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ANDREW KAKABADSE is Professor of International Management Development at Cranfield University School of Management, UK, and a member of the Supervisory Board for EABiS. He has published 26 books, over 145 articles and 16 monographs.

NADA KAKABADSE is Professor in Management and Business Research at Northampton Business School in the UK. She is Editor of the Corporate Governance journal and co-editor of the Journal of Management Development. Nada has acted as consultant to numerous public and private sector organizations.

Together they have extensively researched and published in the areas of leadership, boards, governance and outsourcing. Previous publications include The Geopolitics of Governance, Smart Sourcing: International Best Practice, Essence of Leadership and Intimacy: An International Survey of the Sex Lives of People at Work.

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