Objectives of the Exercise
1 Help a Board to -
(a) receive information which helps it achieve (i) its objectives and (ii) the objectives of the Organisation
(b) avoid receiving information which will waste its time and/or divert its attention from matters on which it should make decisions
(c) decide what decisions it should make – and not make
(d) achieve its decisions or arrange that others achieve them
(e) check on (progress toward) the achievement of its decisions
(f) evaluate the wisdom of its decisions.
Procedure – Before a Group Meeting
Some Objectives for One Person
2 Appoint someone to achieve the following objectives,
3 List the information the Board receives currently.
4 Divide this information into –
(a) receives every Board Meeting
(b) does not receive every Board Meeting.
5 List the information the Board does not receive every Board Meeting, the occasions when it does receive the information. (e.g. every quarter, once a year and the month, when requested.)