The Board Game : A Director's Companion for Winning in Business
Peter WaineISBN: 0470847646; 9780470847640;
The corporate board game is complex and fraught with dangers for the unwary. In this practical look at life at the top of the organisational tree, Peter Waine distils his many years’ experience and exclusive access to leading board directors into abiting expose of how company decisions are really made and executed. The Board Game offers an unprecedented close-up of why companies behave the way they do, where they go wrong, and what can be done to put things right. In particular, the critical and often fraught relationship between CEO and Chairman is examined, along with the role of non-executive directors, a company’s relationship with the City, international trading, corporate characters and cultures, psychology and emotions, and strategies through a boom and bust cycle. The Board Game is the book all company leaders, senior and aspiring executives, and captains of industry have been waiting for. It will enable you to see the wood for the trees...