Owning up

Owning up

The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask

Book - 2009 | First edition.
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"This book is a most important contribution for both new andexperienced directors, addressing contemporary corporategovernance. The 14 practical questions represent the most vitalissues that boards need to proactively address and are particularlycrucial now as boards deal with the aftermath of the globalfinancial tsunami."
-- Thomas J. Neff , chairman, U.S., Spencer Stuart

"If Corporate America's board members had answered thesequestions, the crisis of '08 would have been avoided. The book isthat powerful. It should be required reading in every boardroom,executive suite, and business school on the planet. This book withits singular wisdom could change the face of corporategovernance--with huge dividends to shareholders andsociety."
-- Ralph Whitworth , principal, Relational InvestorsLLC

"Ram Charan always seems to get it right. Owning Up notonly asks the right questions, it gives answers that can make areal difference for improving board performance."
-- James M. Kilts , former chairman and CEO, The GilletteCompany

"As always, well-reasoned, insightful, and thought-provoking. Awork that every director will find of value, particularly given theintense pressure of these unprecedented economic times."
-- Professor Charles M. Elson , director of the John L.Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University ofDelaware

"Here is the book that every corporate director needs today.With his decades of insider experience, Ram Charan brings morewisdom and insight to this subject than anyone else I know."
-- Geoff Colvin , Fortune editor and author, Talent IsOverrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers fromEverybody Else

Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2009]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780470397671
Branch Call Number: 658.422 CHA
Characteristics: xi, 199 pages ;,23 cm

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