Month: January 2021

Enriching ACCE Board Composition on CEO Sheree Anne Kelly’s Watch

As our readers know, governing is essentially a people business.  Far from being an abstract concept, governing boards are essentially the people serving on them, and governing is a low-tech, people-intensive “production” process requiring only minimal capital investment to make it work well.  The people on your board are its most precious governing asset, and,

Leveraging a Rich Innovation Asset:  Your Board

During our discussion of board engagement in strategic innovation in a CEO workshop I conducted recently, four or five participants lamented that critical, well- conceived innovation initiatives that their boards had formally approved ultimately ended up on the shelf.  One of the initiatives, for example, involved launching a new joint venture with the local community