Building Better Boards
A Blueprint for Effective GovernanceUnknown - 2006
"Building Better Boards bridges the gap between talk and action.A must-read for board members, CEOs, governance experts - reallyfor anyone who cares about the future of the corporation."
--Anne M. Mulcahy, chairman and CEO, Xerox Corporation
"Building Better Boards covers all the key issues facing boardsin the post-Sarbanes-Oxley era. It provides practical advice basedon the authors' wide-ranging experience with major companies thathave built successful boards."
--Marty Lipton, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
"This important new book uses concepts gleaned from thecollective wisdom of our Blue Ribbon Commission on Board Leadershipand adds practical, real-world board examples. The section oncrisis management is particularly helpful."
--Roger W. Raber, president and CEO, National Association ofCorporate Directors
"This book provides a comprehensive review and effective guideto making any board an effective team, and thus an asset, for theircompany."
--Richard H. Koppes of Counsel, Jones Day, and former generalcounsel, CalPERS
"A balanced, insightful, thoughtful, and, above all, useful lookat what can be done to create excellent boards."
--Edward E. Lawler III, director, Center for EffectiveOrganizations, Marshall School of Business, University of SouthernCalifornia
"Improving board effectiveness is easier said than done.Building Better Boards lays out the how-tos in a clear andcompelling way that is of practical value for directors and CEOsalike."
--Kenneth W. Freeman, former chairman and CEO, QuestDiagnostics Inc.