Joy-Marie Lawrence

The Boardroom - Apex of an ecosystem or home to an ego-system? Board Leadership

The Boardroom – Apex of an ecosystem or home to an eco-system? Board Leadership

The Board of Directors is generally considered to be the most important leadership collective in an organisation, tasked with the all-important mission of guiding the fortunes of a venerable and admired institution. As such, it is composed of the best and brightest minds available. Men and – increasingly – women, who apply their considerable collective …

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Understanding the role of the Chair and the CEO - Board Leadership

Understanding the role of the Chair and the CEO – Board Leadership

As a new Board director, the relationships in the Boardroom appear to be relatively straightforward. As a new Board director, the relationships in the Boardroom appear to be relatively straightforward. In keeping with Governance Theory, everyone at the Board level should be committed to acting in the best interests of the company while balancing the …

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Board Leadership What to expect as a Non-Executive Director

What to expect as a Non-Executive Director- Board Leadership

While there are several roles that Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) fulfil in the Boardroom, their primary role is to improve the board by providing an independent, objective and dispassionate view of both the board and the organisation – ultimately providing strategic insight. While there are several roles that Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) fulfil in the Boardroom, their …

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