What did the board do?

Even the most skilled senior executive needs an experienced, independent board, to support and challenge them. When organisations fail, the finger of blame is rightly pointed at the board. Here, we review some legendary snafus and examine the board’s role in each one

28th January, 2018

Boardroom battles, shareholder frustrations and corporate scandals show no signs of abating. Business is naturally competitive and involves risk, skill and belief and frequently requires big egos to succeed. Oversight of the work of senior executives should be provided by boards made up of experienced and well-intentioned directors with the confidence and the independence to challenge - and back - their senior management.

However, when organisations fail, there is one question that will always be...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Content is king – just ask Netflix as rivals attempt to steal its crown

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years