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Massive scandals like those of WorldCom and Theranos always provoke finger-pointing. Some place the blame on the companies’ boards of directors for failing to live up to their oversight responsibilities. In a blog post, Microsoft executive and author Tren Griffin shares and expands on advice from some prominent American board members. getAbstract believes entrepreneurs, as well as current and aspiring board members, will benefit from these insights on what makes a board of directors effective.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to assemble a top-notch board of directors and
  • How to define the proper role of a board member. 
 

About the Author

Tren Griffin is a senior director of Microsoft and the author of Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor.

 

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Heed this advice to become a capable director and help form an effective board:

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