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An Engaged Board is a Powerful Board

January 22, 2015

Posted in: WATSON Views

Is your board engaged and motivated – or bored, disengaged and frustrated?

In our work over the past decade, with hundreds of organizations, we have seen a direct correlation between a competent, engaged board and organizational success. The best boards govern with intention, first embracing responsibility for the success of their organization and then ensuring that each governance activity is carried out in a purposeful and proactive way to support that success. Engaged board members understand the organizational context, focus their efforts on the right issues, carry out their work with intention and engage constructively (among themselves and with staff) through dialogue that is challenging, persuasive and inspiring.

To read the full article, written by our own Liz Watson and Bradley Chisholm, click here!