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Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Directors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

August 2017 | Publication

In the second part of a series on the job description of a corporate director, The Conference Board Governance Center reports on a panel discussion of and two separate interviews with sitting directors who sought to define their role in today’s environment. The findings include: directors need to communicate regularly with each other and management about complex issues to be effective, and CEO succession planning is one of the corporate board’s most important jobs.


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Gary Larkin

Research Associate, Corporate Leadership
The Conference Board


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