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How Tech CEOs Can Run a Productive and Effective Board Meeting Resulting in Actionable Direction and Positive Outcomes

Published: 09 March 2020

ID: G00466092

Analyst(s): Patrick Stakenas , Evan Brown


Tech CEOs have few opportunities throughout the fiscal year to discuss their current strategies and outcomes with the board of directors. Having a clear process is necessary to execute a formal board meeting that fosters a positive corporate environment and strong corporate governance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Have a Formal Plan of Discussion for Each Meeting
    • Create an Established Framework for Reporting on CEO Actions and Business Topics
  • Establish Sound Principles by Following Board Protocol and a Parliamentary Process
    • Meeting Process
  • Establish and Maintain Relationships Among Board Members to Generate a Healthy Corporate Culture and Receive Strong Usable Advice
  • Adopt Best Practices for Running a Digital Board Meeting
  • Summary

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