Good Practice

Leveraging Board Assessment for Sustained Performance

May 6, 2014

Private Sector Opinion 33: Board assessment is a governance practice established to ensure that a board effectively performs its duties. Over the past decade, knowledge about board assessment—and what it can and cannot do for boards and the companies they serve—has increased considerably. This paper sets forth some key lessons learned about board assessment, primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom, and explores how that learning may apply to board assessment opportunities around the world.

By Elise Walton, a senior partner at CLG, Inc., an international consulting firm specializing in executive leadership and change management 

Foreword by Professor David R. Beatty, C.M., O.B.E., Member of the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG), Conway Director of the Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics and Board Effectiveness, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto 



Related Materials:

Board Performance Evaluation, PSO 9