Bob Marley famously jammed: “No bullet can stop us now, we’ll neither beg nor we won’t bow…” His aspiration called for bold and brave actions, in keeping with the highest standards. However, most corporate executives don’t believe their employees are Marleys, William-Gordons or Bogles.
Instead, they complain: “Is pure Bredda Anansi we have!”
As a result, these leaders scoff at Bob’s next line: “…Neither can be bought nor sold.” Long ago, they gave
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Members of company boards are accountable for solving a dilemma: how should they intervene when problems inside the organization crop up? Do they always give managers the benefit of their advice? Should they become coaches, perhaps even taking up operational roles to help implement solutions? My surprising suggestion: resist the temptation to aid, abet and enable weak individual performance.
Many board members unconsciously cling to the notion that their job should be an easy one.
Source:: How Boards Innocently Get Themselves into Trouble