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Taking the Chair

Adrian Cadbury

in Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter focuses on the role and importance of chairmen. The primary task of chairmen is to chair their boards. This is what they have been appointed to do and, however the duties at the top of a ... More


Leadership and Diversity

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter draws on data from the National Study of Community Organizing Coalitions to analyze the individual-level diversity among two sets of key leaders within faith-based community organizing: ... More


The IASB’s Organization Matures

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Aiming for Global Accounting Standards: The International Accounting Standards Board, 2001–2011

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199646319
eISBN:
9780191800719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646319.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This chapter traces the evolution of the IASB organization through its first decade, and reviews the changing composition of the trustees, the Board, the advisory council, the interpretations ... More


Setting Up the IASB

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Aiming for Global Accounting Standards: The International Accounting Standards Board, 2001–2011

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199646319
eISBN:
9780191800719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646319.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This chapter discusses the appointment of the initial trustees of the IASC Foundation, including their chairman Paul Volcker, and the trustees’ decisions and activities to bring the new IASB into ... More


Who Governs the Third Sector?

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on who governs the Third-Sector organizations in greater Philadelphia and what they are trying to accomplish. Contrary to predictions that economic elites would abandon the city, ... More


The Liebman Board: The NLRA, at Its Heart a Human Rights Law

James A. Gross

in Rights, Not Interests: Resolving Value Clashes under the National Labor Relations Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714252
eISBN:
9781501714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714252.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter emphasizes Chairman Liebman’s Board’s efforts to bring the statute’s workers’ rights emphasis back to life through case decisions, fuller use of the NLRB’s remedy power, and rule-making ... More


Representing the Company

Adrian Cadbury

in Corporate Governance and Chairmanship A Personal View

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199252008
eISBN:
9780191698088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252008.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter focuses on the chairman's representational role. It is the job of the chairman to provide leadership and to represent the company properly to the outside world. The board members share ... More


Digging up Some Liberals

Jill Ogline Titus

in Brown's Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835074
eISBN:
9781469602455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869369_titus.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the group of white residents committed to the eventual reopening of the Prince Edward public schools who emerged from a semi-secret meeting at former school board chairman ... More


Introduction

James W. Dean Jr. and Deborah Y. Clarke

in The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The Insider’s Guide to Working with Universities was written to help businesspeople, particularly board members and new academic leaders, who work with colleges and universities. The book gives them ... More


Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Edith Sparks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Mid-twentieth-century women could be “bosses” and “ladies” but this required them to effectively navigate inherent tensions between these two labels, to seize opportunities wherever they found them ... More


Roles for Social Workers

Meryl Nadel

in Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“Roles for Social Workers” explores varied opportunities available for social workers in the camp setting. Although the title, “social worker” is rarely used in camps, social workers are found in a ... More


Ireland

in The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237570.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the author's decision to accept the post of director of a newly founded Medico-Social Research Board in the Republic of Ireland in 1967. He recounts the reasons why he ... More


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