How Well Is Your Board Managing its Scarcest Resource?

An article published in the Better Board website poses the above question.

The article  by Brodie Woodland “starts:

“As a board, the time spent together in meetings is scarce and managing it well is important for your productivity, director engagement and governance effectiveness. You only have a few hours together a month and it is important to use that time well. Even if your meetings run smoothly, attention to how you use time can help your board be more productive and effective.
“Time is the scarcest resource; if it is not managed, nothing else can be” – Peter Drucker

Good time management isn’t just about starting and finishing meetings on time. It’s about what you spend time discussing during the meeting. It’s about whether you are spending time on things that are key to organisational success, that require attention at board level, and that are best dealt with by the whole group.”    <Read full article>

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