Read Bob’s recent HBR blog post on why executive dining rooms were an efficient way to increase cross-functional communications within teams.
Who’s in the Room?
At the top of every organization chart lies a myth—that a Senior Management Team makes a company’s critical decisions.
The reality is that critical decisions are typically made by the boss and a small group of confidants—a “team with no name”—outside of formal processes.
- Understand and embrace the way decision-making actually happens in your organizations
- Learn to use these “teams with no names” to your best advantage
- Engage the Senior Management Team in the three critical tasks for which it is ideally suited
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An Interview with Bob
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Who Really Makes The Big Decisions In Your Company?
Not every top executive is in the CEO’s inner circle. But kitchen cabinets and executive committees are both essential.
Read the ground-breaking HBR cover story based on Bob’s book, Who’s in the Room?
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Some shareholder advocates are going too far, pushing regulations into areas that intrude on effective corporate administration. Read the rest of our HBR column, titled “Keep Your Sarbanes-Oxley Off My CFO.”
Often, it’s better to be fuzzy, to deliberately introduce imprecision into your team’s decision-making process.
Read the rest of our post on “To Get Better Decisions, Get a Little Fuzzy”.
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News & Reviews
Download Bob’s presentation on the Five Strategy Conversations Every Board Should Have, presented at the Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Watch the National Association of Corporate Directors, Silicon Valley Chapter interview Bob Frisch on his recent speech on Corporate Boards: Strategy, Not Just Operations Review.
Register now to see Bob speak at the Silicon Valley National Association of Corporate Directors’ session on Corporate Boards: Strategy, Not Just Operations Review on Thursday, January 17 in Stanford, CA.
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