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Author Mack, Olga V., author

Title Get on board : earning your ticket to a corporate board seat / Olga V. Mack ; editor and contributor Nancy E. Sheppard
Edition First edition
Published New York, New York (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Business Expert Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (1 PDF (xiv, 185 pages))
Series Entrepreneurship and small business management collection, 1946-5661
Entrepreneurship and small business management collection. 1946-5661
Contents Introduction -- Chapter 1. Understanding boards -- Chapter 2. Types of boards -- Chapter 3. Why serve on a board? -- Chapter 4. How to get board-ready? -- Chapter 5. Director roadmap: practical steps to become a director -- Chapter 6. Who can join a corporate board? -- Chapter 7. Due diligence: how to join the right board, grow professionally, and safeguard your director reputation -- Chapter 8. Board interviews -- Conclusion -- Appendix A. Board-readiness worksheets -- Appendix B. Board profile and competency matrix -- Appendix C. Board search resources -- Appendix D. Examples of board profile (aka unique value proposition, "Super power," or elevator pitch) -- Appendix E. Examples of board biographies and board resumes/CVs -- Appendix F. Board biography and CV templates -- About the author -- About the contributor -- Index
Summary This book is a practical beginner's guide for anyone considering becoming a director, from young professionals seeking board service in the future to seasoned professionals contemplating an imminent career change. This book answers the most common questions about board service and demystifies the board journey process. It also provides examples of successful director biographies and resumes. Finally, it shares actionable strategies and helpful worksheets that you can use today to start your board service. After reading this book, any professional will be convinced that corporate board service is within their reach--and will be ready to pursue it!
Analysis Boards
Business & finance
Business coaching
Business leadership
Business management
Business mentoring
Corporate boards
Corporate director
Corporate governance
Notes Includes index
Description based on PDF viewed 07/25/2019
Subject Board of directors
Corporate governance
Directors of corporations
Form Electronic book
Author Sheppard, Nancy E., contributor, editor
ISBN 1949991415
9781949991413 e-book