How some expressions used in the boardroom can offend or reveal bias. Meanwhile, is the hunt for a new chair at an end?
So, avid readers, do not hold your breath. Here we are, three months on from the last episode and more than six months on from the start of our search for a new chair and no appointment has been made.
There is one offer, in draft form, which may be announced shortly so there is still hope. Let’s hope the potential candidate doesn’t get cold feet as we head towards the emotionally charged AGM season.
The heir apparent has won the approval of the chief executive over the course of a number of dinners and has been duly met by all the other non-execs who, desperate for a conclusion, are interested in how the candidate has so successfull
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