Boards—Take Back Governance

Originally published in The Bay Observer, Hamilton ON Who runs the Board of Directors? The Board Members? The Chair of the Board? Or is it really – the CEO or Executive Director. To fulfill good governance the Board must know its responsibilities and take action to fulfill them. This requires competency, self-motivation, and leadership. It […]

Are You Practicing S.M.A.R.T. Governance? 

Originally published in The Bay Observer, Hamilton ON Good governance is critical for the success of an organization. We continue to see weak governance at play in many organizations—think Nortel, General Motors, Enron, eHealth, and many organizations which don’t make the mainstream news. A Board displaying S.M.A.R.T. governance will be strategic, will adequately oversee management, […]