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Unlockingtheroleofaboarddirector:areviewoftheliterature:ManagementDecision:Vol46,No9

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JelenaPetrovic(UniversityofWolverhamptonBusinessSchool,Telford,UK)

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JelenaPetrovic,(2008)"Unlockingtheroleofaboarddirector:areviewoftheliterature",Management
Decision,Vol.46Iss:9,pp.13731392

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00251740810911993

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Thispaperseekstoexaminethecurrentdebateregardingtheroleofa board director .

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Unlockingtheroleofaboarddirector:areviewoftheliterature:ManagementDecision:Vol46,No9
Thispaperseekstoexaminethecurrentdebateregardingtheroleofa board director .
Design/methodology/approach
Acomprehensivereviewofthecorporategovernance(CG)literatureisundertaken,withaparticularfocus
on director contributionto board effectiveness.
Findings
TheliteraturereviewrevealedanumberofissuesintheCGliteraturethathighlighttheneedtoclarify
board director roleandpaycloserattentiontotheprocessesneededfor directors toperformtheirrole
effectively.Theseissueshavebroadlybeenclassifiedinto:conceptualissuesregarding board effectiveness
and director contributionamethodologicalissueoflevelofanalysis( board asagroupanda director as
individual)failureofmuchoftheliteraturetoaccountfortheexternalcontextinwhichthe board directors
operateandprescriptivenatureoftheliterature.
Originality/value
IssuespertinenttotheCGliteratureidentifiedinthispaperholdtheoreticalandpracticalimplications.

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Corporategovernance, Boards of directors

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