Policy Governance: The Story So Far
by Caroline Oliver
Sometimes it takes a crisis to provoke change. The Enron debacle is just such a crisis, and with the first book on Policy Governance in the corporate sector hitting the shelves this summer, this could be a pivotal moment in the history of the development of Policy Govenance. Caroline Oliver marks this occasion by laying down the story so far. Perhaps understanding how far Policy Governance has come will lay the groundwork for the future; this article will at least provide a record of the state of Policy Governance in the summer of 2002.
A Governance Information System
by Jannice Moore
Implementing Policy Governance requires a significant investment of time, effort, and money. This is the final article in a three-part series examining behaviors of boards that invest wisely in Policy Governance. Based on her experience with a variety of boards that have implemented the model, Jannice Moore shares some of the conditions and behaviors that contribute to value investing. In this article she addresses the idea of a Governance Information System in contributing to Policy Governance as a value investment.>/i>