Director's Dilemma

A Board Is Bullied by Three of Its Directors. What Should the Chair Do?

By Julie Garland McLellan


Directorship Magazine

The dilemma: Tyson is a board chair who has a problem on his government-owned board. His four-word description of the problem? “We are being bullied.” The board has fifteen members. At the start of every meeting, three of them can be counted on to complain about the veracity of the minutes, the advisability or validity of previously made board decisions, and the need to make extensive changes to the official record...

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This article is from the Fall 2022 issue of Directorship.