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Spotting golden nuggets of innovation-ready human capital: The art of curating a holistic board of directors

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Article publication date: 12 August 2019

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

This research paper concentrates on the impact that different forms of human capital have on the board of directors’ strategic activity and vision for their enterprise. The results reveal that innovation can be fueled most reliably by retaining the company founder on the board of directors and by seeking and retaining for the longer term board members with scientific and technological expertise.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives, strategists, and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2019), "Spotting golden nuggets of innovation-ready human capital: The art of curating a holistic board of directors", Strategic Direction, Vol. 35 No. 8, pp. 17-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/SD-05-2019-0088

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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