2 edition of Building and operating an effective board of directors found in the catalog.
Building and operating an effective board of directors
Milton C. Lauenstein
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Milton C. Lauenstein.|
|Series||Special study - The Presidents Association ; no. 70, Special study (Presidents Association) ;, no. 70.|
|LC Classifications||HD2745 .L29|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||79103902|
The board of directors is the highest governing authority within the management structure at a corporation or publicly traded business. The board owes a company's shareholders the highest financial duty under American law, known as a fiduciary duty.
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