A global survey of directors reveals courage to be the most valued quality in the boardroom. But is it put into practice?
“Courage” is the most highly ranked element in boardroom behaviour, according to new research from headhunting firm Russell Reynolds Associates.
After questioning board directors around the world for its 2016 Global Board Culture Survey, Understanding the Behaviors that Drive Board Effectiveness, the firm ranked a list of the most important behaviours. The “…courage to do the right things for the right reasons” came out on top.
The following four were: "willing to constructively challenge
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