Boards that work - information flow is the key

Title: Boards that work - information flow is the key
Authors: Brennan, Niamh
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5408
Date: 7-Apr-2010
Abstract: There is circumstantial evidence and strong public opinion that many company boards have not been as effective as they need to be. Weak, ineffective boards, with poor oversight and lacking focus, with ill-informed and incompetent directors, have cost shareholders millions in recent years. But even the best boards cannot operate properly if key information is deliberately withheld by executives. This short article considers the central role of information in corporate governance.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Chartered Accountants Ireland
Copyright (published version): 2010, Chartered Accountants Ireland
Keywords: Company boards;Board of directors;Boardroom culture;Corporate governance
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Business Research Collection
UCD RePEc Archive Collection

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