The CEO's boss : tough love in the boardroom / by William M. Klepper.
By: Klepper, William M.Publisher: New York : Columbia Business School, 2010Description: x, 140 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780231149884.Subject(s): Corporate governance | BoardsOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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The social contract -- Tough love in the boardroom -- Why the right partnership matters -- Leadership metrics -- How the partnership can go wrong : TTWO -- What directors need to know before committing to a CEO -- The board's commitment to the CEO -- Effective board dynamics : how directors interact as a team.
Outlines techniques for building a productive working relationship between a company board and the CEO. Argues that a CEO’s leadership style needs to closely match the needs of the company, and that part of the board’s role is to help the CEO achieve this. Details eight practices of successful executives and how directors should evaluate a potential CEO. Includes detailed, real-life examples of successful and unsuccessful partnerships between boards and CEOs.