In this revised and updated third edition, John Carver continues to debunk the ingrained beliefs and habits that inhibit boards and replace them with his innovative approach to effective authority. His proven Policy Governance offers an empowering and fundamental redesign of the board role andemphasizes values, vision, empowerment, of both board and staff, and strategic ability to lead leaders. This latest edition has been updated and expanded to include explanatory diagrams, illustrative examples of Policy Governance, and a new chapter on model criticisms and the challenges of governance research.
John Carver is known internationally as the creator of the breakthrough in board leadership called the Policy Governance Model. He has worked with boards in the United States and Canada as well as on four other continents for over twenty-five years. His clients have included the National Association of State Boards of Education, the National Ballet of Canada, the American Institute of Architects, the Pentagon Federal Credit Union, Lutheran World Relief and the American Cancer Society. He is author of the bi-monthly newsletter workshop Board Leadership and his books have sold over 250,000 copies around the world.