Why Board evaluation matters

Alex and David were recently asked to write an article for the Institute of Leadership and Management’s on-line Insights journal. The looked not only at the value of evaluation for FTSE listed Boards (which is an FRC requirement) but also at Boards in the public...

More questions than answers…

To celebrate their 20th anniversary Strategy + Business magazine recently published a catalogue of the most influential business ideas throughout history. Their editors and various leading thinkers came up with 400 or so major concepts and leadership principles. This...

Being right doesn’t count

Being right doesn’t count… Sometimes the most important lessons are the easiest to state but the hardest to learn. Thirty years ago I was just starting my first job as a graduate engineer at what was then the biggest chemical works in Europe at ICI on Teesside. Armed...

One evaluation framework for all Boards?

After our successful Socia event in March where a panel debated the importance of evaluation in order to improve Board performance, Governance magazine has published an article by Alex and David which summarises the main messages from this discussion. The article...