PIVOTAL QUESTIONS IN SEPARATING THE CHAIRMAN FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE ROLEDownload This Article
Patrick R. Dailey
Separation of the Non-Executive Chairman role from the Chief Executive role continues to gain global acceptance. Prescriptions for separating these roles are most entirely focused on policy and structural matters. Little attention has been focused upon the interpersonal dynamics which determine the initial acceptance of the separation and its ongoing success. Pivotal Questions focuses upon a Board’s interpersonal dynamics crucial to the role separation. Pivotal Questions supplies guided questions that are the catalysis to dialogue that if not
considered, might derail the intended success of the separation.
Keywords: Non-executive Chairman of the Board, Board dynamics, Board evaluation, Separation of the Chairman from the CEO role, Board governance, Role of the Chairman of the Board
How to cite this paper: Dailey, P. R. (2010). Pivotal questions in separating the chairman from the chief executive role. Corporate Board: role, duties and composition, 6(3), 52-59. http://doi.org/10.22495/cbv6i3art5