Understanding Your Role on a Board

By |2015-09-15T15:41:05-04:00September 15th, 2015|Getting Board-Ready|0 Comments

There are two roles you must play on a Board, one is Oversight and the other is Value-add.  I will highlight both roles with an extract from a chapter that I co-authored with Donna Price in 2008’s Entrepreneurial Effect by James Bowen and Glenn Cheriton, titled Corporate Governance-Directors of Emerging Companies. (To promote understanding of a director’s role on a board and how to prepare for board opportunities, and as a co-founder of Women Get On Board, I am co-facilitating a series of Getting Board-ready workshops from October to December 2015. Learn more about them here: http://womengetonboard.ca/workshops/.  Hope to see you there!) The Oversight role on a Board The primary responsibility of directors is to oversee the management of the business and affairs of a corporation. This is referred to [...]