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It's Not Complicated offers a paradigm shift for business professionals looking for simplified solutions to complex problems. Rick Nason introduces the principles of "complexity thinking" which empower managers to understand, correlate, and explain a diverse range of business phenomena.
The former top CEO examines the scandalous and corrupt reasons behind obscene pay packages for corporate executives--and explains how this hurts all of us--and how we can stop it. Today, the pay gap between chief executive officers of major U.S. firms and their workers is higher than ever before--depending on...
The third edition of this acclaimed reference work provides 9780198754398 coverage of the law relating to directors of companies.
By Gerry Brown
Non-executive directors play a very important role in modern business. Providing a rare emphasis on 'soft skills', culture and relationship building, this comprehensive guide offers a unique insight into what it's actually like to be a non-executive director, backed up by global case studies, research and interviews.
By Cliff Weight
"I enjoyed reading it - which I did from cover to cover and refer back to it too!" Chris Spencer-Phillips, MD, First Flight Non-Executive Directors How much, when to pay, what to pay for and how to motivate directors are key questions to ask when a detailed framework of knowledge...
By Jo Haigh
Reaching the boardroom is the aspiration of most managers, but only a few achieve this goal. At the same time the director's role is under greater scrutiny than ever before. The Keys to the Boardroom will provide a map to the boardroom and help you to stay there.
How to Make Boards Work offers a unique view of the thinking and doing of governance. The outside-in perspective offers a holistic framework highlighting how global cultural, social and political diversity impact boards of directors. The inside-out perspective emphasizes how governance and boards can effectively realize sustainable value creation.
The aim of the book series is to explore public concerns and practical issues deeply and rethink theoretical debates and institutional policies critically in the broad area of corporate responsibility, corporate governance and sustainability around the world. It examines the social, economic and environmental impacts of corporations, and the real...
By Ulf Lindgren
Based on unique access interviews with leading chairmen and senior executives, All Above Board examines the key functions of the ideal 21st century board, how and why badly led boards fail, and what changes can be made to improve board behavior and efficiency for best practice.
By Martha Bruce
Now in its fifth edition, The ICSA Director's Guide explains all the core duties and liabilities of being a director from appointment to resignation, including disclosures, shareholder relations and corporate governance.