Board Culture

Jul 7, 2022
Ethics Ensuring a More Ethical Workplace 4 Principles for Governing Boards Rulon F. Stacey and Aaron Miller In March 2019, Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 crashed just a few minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa Airport.
Nov 8, 2021
The past few years have only made things harder for new CEOs, with the impact of COVID-19 creating a volatile, politicized environment on top of existential organizational challenges. Even with all that, a big surprise for a new CEO is how much time and energy are required to establish and nurture…
Sep 17, 2021
In this conversation, AHA’s Sue Ellen Wagner, vice president of Trustee Services, is joined by Carol Lovin, the executive vice president, chief integration officer, and system chief of staff at Atrium Health.
Feb 25, 2021
Following key strategies for effective CEO performance appraisals are essential to the health care board’s role.
Jun 7, 2019
An effective board chair/CEO relationship is essential to support governance excellence and begins with a clear understanding of individual and shared accountabilities. Dallas-based Methodist Health System defines these accountabilities in a board chair/CEO compact (shown below) that is used as…
Jun 4, 2019
Doing your duty is not just about success; it is also about actively engaging in practices that promote good governance. Take this quiz to review and reflect on how your board compares with governance best practices.
Jun 4, 2019
Fulfilling duties includes actively engaging in practices that promote good governance. A review of best practices enables the board to reflect on opportunities for improvement.
Feb 14, 2019
Webinar Making Effective Decisions in Times of Uncertainty and Change: What Boards Need to Know  
Feb 14, 2019
One of the most difficult aspects of effective governance is understanding the distinction between the roles of management and the board, and how that demarcation varies among different organizations. After three decades of working for boards and serving on many myself, I have learned that…
Feb 14, 2019
By Stephen Mansfield While a clear, bright line between the roles of governance and management does not exist for every issue that boards and organizational leaders must address, defining the relative roles of boards, leaders and managers can enhance governance effectiveness and working…