A UK perspective – Managing the Boardroom (Audio) – ”After recent corporate scandals like VW’s emissions’ cheating, Tesco’s accounting irregularities, Barclays interest-rate rigging, many asked why company board members failed to act. What happened to the checks and balances designed to curb management excesses? Evan Davis and guests look at how company boards operate and how to make them work effectively. They discuss the role of company directors, the skills and experience required and examine why some say ‘Beware the charismatic CEO’……..”
Sir David Walker, Former Chairman, Barclays plc
Michael Jackson, Former Chair, The Sage Group plc
Margaret Heffernan, Former CEO, entrepreneur and author
Producer: Sally Abrahams.