Download: A Field Guide to Bad Directors
Bad corporate directorship can be incredibly detrimental to a company or organization. From inattention to detail to feelings of entitlement, bad board members can seriously impede board operations, waste precious resources, and stifle best-practice corporate governance.
The National Association of Corporate Directors has published “A Field Guide to Bad Directors,” in which four-time corporate chair and CEO of Special Investigations Michael Pocalyko
- lays out the defining characteristics of a bad director,
- identifies 14 of the most prevalent bad director archetypes, and
- offers suggestions for mitigating the effects of a bad director.
Additionally, Pocalyko interviews three seasoned directors about their personal experiences with deficient board members and what management styles and personal qualities are beneficial in maintaining a high-performance board.
The article can be downloaded at no charge from the NACD website.