Executive Development: Volume 6 Issue 3


Table of contents

Boardrooms Today: How Do You Measure up?

Paul Buchanan‐Barrow

Examines the wider issues of corporate governance based on theKorn‐Ferry annual survey of companies. Looks at: the composition of aboard of directors; the things which concern…


Directing and the Learning Board

Bob Garratt

Argues that few directors know what their role is. Having had notraining or development, directors can revert back to managing, ratherthan direction‐giving. Discusses the new…


What Makes a Good Chairman and Why It Matters

Viscount Blakenham

Though the board as a whole is responsible for the company, and alldirectors have equal obligations under the law, the chairman′s role hasbecome more prominent in the public…


Executive Development

John Storey

Discusses the issue of management development for top management inBritain. Derives insights from the Anglo‐Japanese management developmentstudy at the University of Warwick…


Corporate Governance after Cadbury

Thomas Clarke

Discusses the background to the current concern over corporategovernance: the company legal and organizational structures inheritedfrom the nineteenth century; the structures of…


The Code of Best Practice on Corporate Governance

Adrian Cadbury

Based on a conference speech, examines one of the recommendationsof the Committee on the Financial Aspects of Corporate Governancecontained in the Cadbury Report. Discusses the…


Mentoring Female Executives

Heli Lahtinen

Mentoring is an important process in executive development, whichfacilitates more rapid career progress. Nearly two‐thirds of executiveshave had a mentor at some stage. Women are…




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Emerald Publishing Limited