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Title:
The board member's playbook : using policy governance to solve problems, make decisions, and build a stronger board
Author:
Carver, Miriam Mayhew.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xxii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Language:
English
Contents:
Board rehearsal : why? -- Board rehearsal : how? -- Rehearsal scenarios : board interactions with the CEO or staff -- Rehearsal scenarios : board member interactions with the CEO or staff -- Rehearsal scenarios : the roles and responsibilities of board members -- Rehearsal scenarios : the board's job as a team.
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ISBN:
9780787968403
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Book

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Summary

The Board Member's Playbook --written for board members who are either familiar with or new to John Carver's revolutionary Policy Governance model--offers real-world scenarios that address the challenges that confront boards of all types of organizations. Step by step, the authors walk readers through a proven problem-solving sequence that allows them to find solutions consistent with the values and policies of their organizations. Designed to be flexible, the book's problem-solving methods are applicable to any challenge boards may face.


Author Notes

Miriam Carver is an international Policy Governance consultant, presenter, and trainer. She is the co-teacher with John Carver of the Policy Governance Academy, in which consultants become expert in the Policy Governance model. Carver is the coauthor of Reinventing Your Board and of four booklets in the CarverGuide series.

Bill Charney is a consultant and speaker in board governance and leadership, trained in the Policy Governance Academy. Charney helps boards elevate effectiveness and accountability using the Policy Governance model of board leadership.


Table of Contents

Rehearsal Scenarios
Foreword John Carver
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Authors
Part 1 The Need For Board Rehearsal
1 Board Rehearsal: Why?
2 Board Rehearsal: How?
Part 2 Rehearsal Scenarios
3 Rehearsal Scenarios: Board Interactions with the CEO or Staff
4 Rehearsal Scenarios: Board Member Interactions with the CEO or Staff
5 Rehearsal Scenarios: The Roles and Responsibilities of Board Members
6 Rehearsal Scenarios: The Board's Job as a Team
Resources
1 The Policy Governance Model
2 Rehearsal Worksheet
3 A Sample Board Policy Manual
4 Further Reading
How to Use the Accompanying CD-ROM