Design Your Committees for Success

Design Your Committees for Success

By: Kathryn Kimura Mlsna

You can't expect your committees to succeed without clear direction from the board and the right people at the table. Before you assemble your next committee, be sure the board has defined its work well and identified the competencies that committee members will need to get the job done.

It has been said that you cannot judge a book by its cover. However, you can identify a high-impact board by its network of high-performance committees. Though often underappreciated, the work of board committees lays the foundation for the visionary strategy and policy development that distinguishes a mature governing body from an early-stage operational board. ...