This volume is an essential reference, focusing on both policy and strategic challenges, for senior managers working with boards or dealing with governance issues. The Harvard Business Review Paperback Series is designed to bring today's managers and professionals the fundamental information they need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world. Here are the landmark ideas that have established the Harvard Business Review as required reading for ambitious business people in organizations around the globe. Articles include: Crisis Prevention: How to Gear Up Your Board by Walter J. Salmon; Empowering the Board by Jay W. Lorsch; A New Tool for Boards: The Strategic Audit by Gordon Donaldson; The Promise of the Governed Corporation by John Pound; Appraising Boardroom Performance by Jay Conger, David Finegold, and Edward E. Lawler, III; Changing Leaders: The Board Role in CEO Succession by Jay W. Lorsch and Rakesh Khurana; Beyond Takeovers: Politics Comes to Corporate Control by John Pound; and Redraw the Line Between the Board and the CEO.
Harvard Business Review (HBR) is a general management books published by Harvard Business Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvard University. HBR's articles cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to different industries, management functions, and geographic locations. These focus on such areas as leadership, organizational change, negotiation, strategy, operations, marketing, finance, and managing people.
Harvard Business Review has been the frequent publishing home for scholars and management thinkers such as Clayton M. Christensen, Peter F. Drucker, Michael E. Porter, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, John Hagel III, Thomas H. Davenport, Gary Hamel, C.K. Prahalad, Vijay Govindarajan, Robert S. Kaplan, Rita Gunther McGrath and others. Management concepts and business terms such as Balanced scorecard, Core competence, Strategic intent, Reengineering, Globalization, Marketing myopia, and Glass ceiling were all first given prominence in HBR.