The topics of strategy in the boardroom and the influence that boards have (or not!) over firm performance have been in the minds and on the lips of many people in recent months. From high-quality articles on websites and respected magazines, to academic research papers, speeches at conferences and symposia and casual thoughts expressed in private, the conversation has ebbed and flowed.
That these topics remain on the radar suggests that directors are starting to recognise that the board might have a role beyond approving strategy and monitoring performance. But what role? To assist the discussion, here are some thoughts published on Musings in the last twelve months:
I hope this collection of links is of some use. Please contact me if you would like to pick up on any of the points made here or elsewhere.
Thoughts on corporate governance, strategy and the craft of board work; our place in the world; and, other things that catch my attention.