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NACD Directorship 2020: Leadership in the Boardroom

NACD Directorship 2020: Leadership in the Boardroom Cover
Publication Date: March 25, 2014
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Everybody talks about leadership. And everyone knows it when they see it. But what does good leadership mean in the boardroom, and why is it so important? Leadership in the boardroom falls into three categories: strategic, operational, and individual. A well-run boardroom can empower directors to be leaders in their individual roles, which will then allow them to contribute their individual knowledge base and experience for the good of the board, and the company as a whole. The group dynamics in a leadership-driven boardroom should foster high-quality decision making.