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The Board Game

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It is only natural that successful executives and managers will look forward to the day when they are invited to join the company board. While there are fewer more powerful signs of professional recognition, there are also fewer greater personal challenges and pitfalls than entering the boardroom.
This book, by two leading executive coaches, provides insight, advice and savviness on becoming a successful board member. Often, the very attributes that may have underpinned success as a manager can be the very traits that derail additional success in the boardroom. The book looks at the difference between being a manager and board member, the right kind of behaviour to adopt in the boardroom, managing exposure and accountability, the leadership traits required as a board member, amongst other key traits and issues essential to boardroom survival. or new board members, this book is essential reading.