How Well-Run Boards Make Decisions.
By: Useem, Michael,
Harvard Business Review,
November 2006, Vol. 84, Issue 11
To ensure sufficient board and committee involvement in key decisions, some companies are creating fixed calendars of topics for review.
Some corporations spell out the types of decisions that the board, not management, should make.
Michael Useem (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the William and Jacalyn Egan Professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School in Philadelphia and the director of its Center for Leadership and Change Management. He is also the author of The Go Point: When It's Time to Decide (Crown Business, 2006).