10 Proactive questions every board member should be asking


Harvard Business Review, April 2021
Being a board member isn’t easy. You have responsibility for a company but limited means to really understand it — and that understanding is often mediated by management. Boards only see what they’re presented with and can easily become passive recipients of agendas created by powerful CEOs and senior executives.

In this Harvard Businss Review Article, Andrew White, Tazim Essani and Eric Wilkinson explore the 10 questions that can enable boards to change from passive to active and from reactive to transformational. These questions may not make you popular, but they can enable change at the level of individual board members and the board as a whole.
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