These books published by or in association with the UK Institute of Directors provide an authoritative and comprehensive foundation for the study of company directorship. Ideal for students of governance and new or aspiring directors. Of particular value if your are studying to Chartered Director or other IoD exams.
The Institute of Directors' definitive The Company Director's Guide is essential reading if you are running a business or at director level -whatever your company size or type. It highlights your role as a director, and outlines your legal responsibilities.
The Director's Handbook is a a valuable, practical guide to the key issues facing board directors and senior business decision makers. It updates (2010) and explains the the laws which affect the way every director does their job, including corporate governance and the role of the company secretary, health and safety issues, and corporate manslaughter.
This guide to the NED role, responsibilities and appointment by Ken Lindon-Travers sets out to expand understanding of the role of non-executive director and to suggest ways in which non-executives can be most effective, both within and outside the boardroom. This clearly written and informative book indicates how a chairman and their executive co-directors can gain full benefit from their non-executive colleagues.
Neville Bain has drawn on his wide experience of board membership and leadership to offer sound practical advice to directors on how to make the best of their boards - and to boards on how to make the best of their directors. In this book he brings together some key insights into the challenge of corporate management and governance.