The New Boardroom Leaders: How Today's Corporate Boards Are Taking Charge
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The New Boardroom Leaders: How Today's Corporate Boards Are Taking Charge

Ward's book is certainly timely. It is also fairly comprehensive, without getting bogged down in unreadable details. Although he acknowledges an independent chair may be the dominant model many years down the road, Ward also addresses what many shareowner activists view as interim models involving "lead" and "presiding" directors. He even has a chapter for combined CEO/Chairs on how to cope with the new realities. No matter where you...