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Effectiveness of bank boards of directors

William F. Staats

Effectiveness of bank boards of directors

evidence and prescriptions

by William F. Staats

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Published by Council for Professional Education in San Antonio, TX (P.O. Box 2271, San Antonio, 78298-2271) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Bank directors -- United States.,
    • Banks and banking -- United States.,
    • Boards of directors.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 57-58.

      StatementWilliam F. Staats, Shane A. Johnson.
      ContributionsJohnson, Shane A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG1616.D5 S7 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination58 p. ;
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2235750M
      LC Control Number89105224

      The definition of board effectiveness has shifted dramatically over the past decade. In the aftermath of the global financial crisis and numerous corporate scandals, a director now confronts not. Board composition is a broad term that encompasses issues such as who is on the board and the skills mix of the board. It involves both structural and cultural issues and board effectiveness depends on obtaining the right mix of skills and experience. Board composition varies significantly between organisations and is influenced by.

      of outside bank directors. We recognized from the start that the education of a bank director requires an entirely different orientation from the education of a CEO, CFO, CLO, and branch manager. We developed a “core course” which we would cover the basic knowledge that a bank director would need to meet his or her fiduciary Size: KB. Responsibilities of the board of directors for compliance Principle 1 The bank’s board of directors is responsible for overseeing the management of the bank’s compliance risk. The board should approve the bank’s compliance policy, including a formal document establishing a permanent and effective compliance Size: 61KB.

        The board’s own performance, effectiveness, processes and habits receive scant reflection. Many directors are happy to leave the corporate secretary with the task of keeping sight of governance best practices; certainly they do not regard it as their own responsibility.   The concept of good governance is moving toward mainstream awareness.. A recent blog, entitled “Strong Culture and Leadership Critical for Nonprofit Board Strategic Success,” appeared in Huff Post Business and applied some concepts gleaned from for-profit boards to the nonprofit sector. First and foremost, it reminds us that all boards — for-profit and nonprofit — face similar.


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