Feng shui - the Chinese art of creating harmonious surroundings that enhance the balance of yin and yang - is essential
to board dynamics and the effective functioning of boards. A key role of
chairmen and company secretaries is creating a good atmosphere at board
meetings. Board dynamics are heavily influenced by basic considerations such as
the location and layout of boardrooms, seating arrangements, room temperature
etc. As these considerations are frequently overlooked, this article highlights the issues.