An exploratory study into director selection : who do directors want on their boards and how do they select them?
Elms, Natalie E. (2014) An exploratory study into director selection : who do directors want on their boards and how do they select them? Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This exploratory study into director selection involved in-depth interviews with Australian non-executive directors to identify what directors consider as important criteria when selecting new members and the approach taken to identify and select candidates.
The findings indicate boards select new members based not only on their ability to contribute complementary skills and experience but also on a perceived compatibility with incumbent board members. While these two selection criteria are considered equal in importance, not all selection approaches are able to adequately assess both criteria. As a result many selections fail to realise their selection criteria.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)|
|Supervisor:||Nicholson, Gavin & Pugliese, Amedeo|
|Keywords:||boards of directors, director selection, board composition, board effectiveness, board group dynamics, role fit, group fit, Australia|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||23 Jun 2014 06:57|
|Last Modified:||08 Sep 2015 06:00|
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