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Board performance should be reviewed annually, together with directors appraisals.
This scorecard provides you with a first level of assessment to guide you in preparation. It considers clarity of roles and responsibilities, conduct of board meetings, chairmanship, strategy and monitoring.
Find out how you score in the following key areas:
The roles and responsibilities of directors are defined by law. In addition, individual directors should agree their specific role and contribution with the chairman.
Board meetings and committee meetings are the main process through which boards operate. Processes and good practice are the core to good governance and effective use of time.
A lot can be achieved in meetings; conversely, a lot of time can be wasted. Effective chairmanship is essential to ensure that meetings regularly achieve their aims.
The primary task of all boards is to establish corporate direction. Although the board exists to monitor management, the interests of the company are best served when directors and management can work together.
Effective communication is best achieved by establishing robust process and practices. This ensures that communication with stakeholders is effective and that 'surprises' are dealt with an appropriate and timely manner.
Annual board performance evaluations and director appraisals are a fundamental feature of good governance. For directors to be effective they need to maintain appropriate knowledge, skills and awareness.
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This Scorecard has been designed to help evaluate your personal effectiveness as a manager. Use it to identify training and development opportunities to improve your performance