Kiwi tech company BoardPro scores NZ Rugby deal

Kiwi tech company BoardPro scores NZ Rugby deal

By: Chris Keall Business writer, NZ Herald chris.keall@nzherald.co.nz @ChrisKeall   Auckland-based BoardPro has won a contract with NZ Rugby that will see 26 provincial unions, five Super Rugby franchises and the NZ Maori Rugby Board adopt its boardroom governance...
From Good to Great as a Board Member

From Good to Great as a Board Member

A chairman I know recently tabled the following advice from the IoD to set the tone for refreshing a board. “A board that truly adds value is not just a group of high performing individuals. A good board is a balanced team with complementary skill sets and a culture...
How to Run an Effective Board Meeting

How to Run an Effective Board Meeting

Senior executives and governors are busy people by nature. As the adage goes ‘if you want something done – give it to a busy person’. However, there are ways to make this easier for everyone and having a strong board meeting process is central to that. Here are 4...
A Guide to More Productive Board Meetings

A Guide to More Productive Board Meetings

Over the years we’ve had many ongoing conversations with people about board governance. What we have learnt is that productive board meetings are those that are ‘front loaded’ i.e are directly proportional to the front work in the agenda and the preparation of...
7 Ways to Fine-Tune the CEO’s Board Report

7 Ways to Fine-Tune the CEO’s Board Report

In many cases, directors and executives are dissatisfied with the outcome of board meetings. In many such cases ‘the board seems disconnected from their core function.’ Too often, boards that centre their meetings around the CEO report suffer this problem. Whilst it’s...