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A survey of South African directors

By Frank M. Horwitz, Andrew P. Kakabadse, Nada K. Kakabadse and Andrew Myers


As part of an international comparative study conducted by Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom, Board members from the Institute of Directors in Johannesburg and Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) data base at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) were invited to take part in a survey that explored views on Chairman of the Board, the role and contribution of other Board Directors and other aspects of Board performance. In total 100 questionnaires were completed, providing some useful insights into Board performance within South Afri

Year: 2009
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Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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