On Board: The Insider's Guide to Surviving Life in the Boardroom (Used Booki) - John Tusa
An engaging guide on how to navigate the pitfalls and challenges of serving on a board, complemented by anecdotes and narratives from John Tusa's vast and eclectic career as a board member of various prestigious institutions.
From local councils to international corporations--boards play a critical role in the running and success of any organization, large and small. In Boardmanship John Tusa brings us behind the closed doors of the boardroom to provide an insight into the inner-working of boards. From personal squabbles to financial crises, Tusa shares his experiences serving on a wide variety of international boards such as the National Gallery and American Public Radio. These lively life-stories unveil how boards overcome deep-set divisions, appoint new members and survive in times of chaos. Through these stories, Tusa provides lessons and tips on how to effectively operate in cooperative business environments. Tusa teaches the reader how to overcome the big egos and how to work collaboratively yet effectively. Boardmanship is not only an engaging foray into the vibrant career of John Tusa--it is also a comprehensive guide to anyone who struggles to work on boards or committees--or in any cooperative environment.