Is Your Board of Directors Resistant To Change?
“But we have always done it this way.”
”This is what our members expect.”
“Change isn’t always good.”
True statements and they are valuable when considering issues. In certain circumstances, they are applicable. However, if Board members are repeating them every time a new issue is up for consideration, then the Board could be resistant to change.
“One of the key responsibilities of boards is strategic oversight – if the board room does not represent current and diverse thinking, it is improbable that our corporations will be able to successfully compete in today’s ever-changing operating environment.” Kaye O’Leary
Innovation in the Board Room – The Time Is Now