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Corporate Governance: A Practical Handbook - 2nd Edition

Karen Martyn

Book $120.00 (plus GST)
eBook $120.00 (plus GST)

This guide is a user-friendly resource for those needing a practical set of tools to carry out the complex work of the board of directors. No matter what your experience level, this book will inform and stimulate your thinking and help you build the best governance knowledge and practices for your organisation.

Key benefits of the guide include:

  • checklists and templates (also available on CD included with the book) enable you to develop a comprehensive set of governance tools and documents
  • sample policies and procedures assist with the practical application of best practice techniques
  • guidance on the new Health and Safety at Work Act helps your board demonstrate compliance.

Greater obligations and liabilities under new health and safety legislation, and changes in areas including IT governance, contracting, stakeholder management, performance management and others, demand new responses by directors. These and other new issues are covered in this expanded new edition of the handbook. 

Topics covered include:

  • guidance on the new Health and Safety at Work Act to help your board demonstrate compliance
  • IT governance
  • devising strategy and monitoring organisational performance
  • how to do a governance audit and board evaluation
  • what you need to know about insurance and indemnity
  • how to manage risk
  • board-driven stakeholder management
  • performance-managing the CEO
  • how to improve board papers, agendas and meetings
  • questions to ask to ensure compliance with core directors’ duties
  • public sector governance explained.

Read an extract from the book on designing a compliant health and safety governance framework.

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