Boards Should Assess Their Own Performance
Assessment can help improve board performance and transition ineffective members; the important thing is not worrying about doing it perfectly, but just doing it
Board self-assessment is an antidote to stagnation and drift. It helps assure that board members understand their responsibilities and work actively to fulfill them.
Scrutinizing the performance of the group as a whole and the board members individually will help improve performance of the board as a whole and facilitate “retirement” of ineffective members. It can also eliminate the need for arbitrary term limits, which guarantee that the services of the best people will be lost to the organization.
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