Gerry Brown, Chairman of G. Brown Associates Ltd, is the author of The Independent Director: The Non-Executive Director’s Guide to Effective Board Presence. This book is a comprehensive guide which provides an insight into what it is like to be an Independent Chairman and Director, the contributions they make to companies and the challenges faced in these roles.
Independent Chairmen and Directors play a crucial role in business today and this leading guide for Non-Executive Directors features a large range of international case studies from different sectors. These are used to look at eight important themes critical to business today. Supported by academic research and interviews with business leaders, the book provides a rare emphasis on ‘soft skills’, the importance of cultural flexibility, relationship building and the value to boards of an independent perspective.
Clients of Boardroom Ready will receive a free, signed copy of The Independent Director.