1. Root Out Dysfunction in the Boardroom - Ram Charan, Dennis Carey , and Michael Useem

    Root Out Dysfunction in the Boardroom - Ram Charan, Dennis Carey , and Michael Useem

    Almost all directors look promising before they enter the boardroom, but not all perform equally well once inside. Sometimes a prince in other realms can even turn into a petty gabber at the table, the very opposite of what English novelist George Eliot had championed: “Blessed is the man who having nothing to say abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.” Consider the case of director Frank Whyte (as we’ll call him): “You show a 3 percent increase in productivity,” Whyte snapped at the executive vice president of the largest division of a very successful consumer-goods company and ...

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