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Shekshnia / Zagieva

Leading a Board

Chairs’ Practices Across Europe
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1st ed. 2019. Buch. 15 s/w-Abbildungen, Bibliographien. Softcover
Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 9789811331961
Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm
In englischer Sprache
This book represents the first cross-country study of the work of board chairs in Europe. It includes unique data collected through interviews with 90 experienced board chairs and their key stakeholders – board members, CEOs and shareholders.
The book focuses on what board leaders actually do, rather than what they should do, and elaborates on a conceptual contingency framework for understanding chairs’ work in Europe. This includes a comprehensive list of chair practices – iterative behaviour strategies for getting things done, comparisons of contexts for chairs’ work and practices among nine countries, and identification of cross-European and country-specific trends that will shape the work of board leaders in the next decade.
The book will benefit incumbent and future chairs, directors, shareholders, CEOs, executives and regulators in developing a systemic understanding of the work of a chair in the European business context and gaining insights into how the leader of the board deals with specific challenges. It will also be of use to educators to use as a platform for teaching corporate governance courses and developing specific programmes for board leaders. And finally, scholars will find rich conceptual and anthropological material for fostering their research in corporate governance, board and group effectiveness, stakeholder management, board leadership, and leadership in general.
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Erscheint vsl. im Januar 2019

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Presents what board chairs actually do, rather than what they should do Includes an unprecedented sample – 200 chairs, directors, shareholders and CEOs from 8 countries Describes chair practices in diverse European cultures from UK to Turkey Compares chairs’ practices across Europe and identifies the core components of their work Outlines how the work of a board chair in Europe will evolve in the next decade
Herausgegeben von: link iconStanislav Shekshnia und link iconVeronika Zagieva