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Integrity and the boardroom

Integrity and the boardroom

Coulson-Thomas, Colin (2013) Integrity and the boardroom. Strategic Direction, 29 (6). pp. 32-34. ISSN 0258-0543 (doi:

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to discuss the importance of integrity in the boardroom.

Design/methodology/approach – This viewpoint draws on a keynote speech delivered to the 2013 World Congress on Leadership and the Quality of Governance.

Findings – Directors have onerous duties and responsibilities. They can do great good or cause significant harm.

Originality/value – The paper shows that nomination committees should be looking for strategic awareness, objectivity, stakeholder focus, communications skills and other directorial competences.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: [1] Summary of keynote speech on 'Regenerating Boards for Quality Leadership: Integrity in the Boardroom'delivered to 23rd World Congress: Leadership & Quality of Governance. The speech was delivered in Bangalore on Friday 8th February 2013. The author also produced the theme paper for the World Congress.
Uncontrolled Keywords: integrity, ethics, directors, boards, governance, corporate governance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business > Department of Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour
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