We use cookies to make this site as useful as possible. Read our cookie policy or allow cookies.

Breaking point

13 February 2015

Breaking point - read more

NEDs must face reality of world trade

Non-executive directors (NEDs) are being over-stretched, offering little more than status value to the businesses they serve. Some NEDs hold as many as 30 such positions, making it impossible for them to fully understand what is happening at the heart of an organisation. In these circumstances, they may avoid challenging their counterparts on core issues affecting the business because they simply do not have the time.

NEDs are also naturally concerned about legal liabilities. Their...

Please sign in to read more

Forgotten your password?

Do you need access?

Some Governance + Compliance articles are only available to subscribers

Don’t fall behind. Choose your route.

Become an Affiliate member

Subscribe to Governance + Compliance magazine

Advertisements


ICSA: The Governance Institute
Saffron House, 6-10 Kirby Street, London EC1N 8TS, United Kingdom