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The Board Member's Playbook: Using Policy Governance to Solve Problems, Make Decisions, and Build a Stronger Board

The Board Member's Playbook: Using Policy Governance to Solve Problems, Make Decisions, and Build a Stronger Board

Miriam Mayhew Carver, Bill Charney

ISBN: 978-0-787-97229-5

Jun 2004, Jossey-Bass

224 pages

$48.99

Description

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.
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.