What Public Company Board Members Can Learn from Private Equity

Inside Americas Boardrooms
''Noses in, fingers out'' is the mantra of most public company boards, who are careful not to infringe on management or the board's role in company oversight. Today's business landscape, however, requires that today's organizations innovate and transform at an unprecedented speed. Is the old adage in need of a re-write?

In this episode, Colin Low, Board Chair of Singapore Mainboard and Chair of the Singapore Investment Development Corp., compares the styles of public and private equity boards.

  • What can public company board members learn from private equity?
  • Why don't more CEOs have an open-door policy, particularly for board members with unique operating expertise? What are the advantages and risks of this kind of transparency?

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