The Effective Board

The Effective Board: Better to give than to receive? Individual directors’ performance review

The different options for reviewing the effectiveness of the whole board are well-rehearsed and most companies now take a pretty serious approach. But the UK Corporate Governance Code also requires an annual review of individual directors. This is a bit more tricky. It’s not unusual for non-executive directors to bristle at the idea of a formal evaluation. Chairmen often don’t feel comfortable doing any more than a “fireside chat”. The board (or SID) aren’t sure what to do about the Chairman (or the committee chairmen) either. And when a formal review is done badly, it can backfire. Here are a few thoughts based on what we’ve seen work well – or not so well.

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The Effective Board: Cyber risks – what a board should be asking
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The Effective Board: What Does a Good Board Pack Look Like?
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01/02/2019
The Effective Board: The Ins and Outs of Private Sessions
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18/12/2018
The Effective Board: for the board agenda in 2019
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04/12/2018
The Effective Board: Chair role and skills
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