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Teamwork, motivation, complexity and the Board

Teamwork, motivation, complexity and the Board

Coulson-Thomas, Colin (2018) Teamwork, motivation, complexity and the Board. Effective Executive, XXI (4). pp. 56-69. ISSN 0972-5172

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Abstract

The collective effectiveness of boardroom teams cannot be assumed and has to be worked at. Boards operate in a business environment of change, uncertainty and insecurity. They are simultaneously confronted with multiple and inter-related challenges and new and unprecedented opportunities. The issues faced by many boards have also become more complex and may have a variety of short, medium and long-term impacts for many corporate activities and, in some cases, most stakeholder groups. They may require collective responses and have implications for how boards operate, governance arrangements and the motivation of directors who feel “out of their depth” and worry whether they are still relevant.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article draws upon Theme and presented papers prepared by Prof Colin Coulson-Thomas for the international conference element of the 18th London Global Convention on Corporate Governance and Sustainability, which was organised by the Institute of Directors, India and held on the 25th and 26th of October 2018.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Teamwork, Complexity, Motivation, Boards, Directors, Governance, Corporate Governance, Leadership, Corporate Leadership, Human Resource Management, New Business Models, Uncertainty, Enabling Technologies, Disruptive Technologies, Board effectiveness, Stakeholders, The contemporary context, Evolving issues, Sustainability, Resilience, Independent directors, Independent judgement, Addressing complex issues, Required responses
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour
Faculty of Business > Leadership & Organisational Behaviour Research Group (LOB)
Faculty of Business > Centre for Work and Employment Research (CREW) > Leadership & Organisational Behaviour Research Group (LOB)
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Last Modified: 21 Jan 2019 15:13
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/22473

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