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The Fish Rots from the Head : The Crisis in Our Boardrooms : Developing the Crucial Skills of the Competent Director

The Fish Rots from the Head : The Crisis in Our Boardrooms : Developing the Crucial Skills of the Competent Director

Author: Bob Garratt
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As a Chinese proverb says, 'The fish rots from the head' and so it is with businesses and other organizations - the buck starts and stops in the boardroom. This third edition of Bob Garratt's bestselling book that highlights the importance of effective corporate governance has been extensively updated following the corporate scandals of the early 2000s - Enron, WorldCom, Tyco - and the abysmal boardroom standards that the recent credit crunch and ensuing global financial crisis brought to light. What Sir Adrian Cadbury, whose committee's report on corporate governance was published nearly twenty years ago, said about the first edition remains as true today as ever: 'No director can afford to ignore this book'.
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3rd Edition
Reviews
An important contribution to the corporate governance debate and clear and intelligent advice on how to improve the performance of a board - Tim Melville-Ross, former head of the Institute of Directors
Author description
Bob Garratt is a management consultant, Chairman of Media Projects International, and Visiting Fellow at the Management School of Imperial College, London. He is Chairman of the Association for Management Education and Development. He is the author of the bestselling Fish Rots from the Head.
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General Fields

  • : 9781846683299
  • : Profile Books Ltd
  • : Profile Books Ltd
  • : December 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bob Garratt
  • : 320
  • : 658.422
  • : 3rd Revised edition
  • : Paperback
  • : Illustrations