The Results Are In - GCE 2015 Board Self-Assessment Tool

The provincial results roll-up will be presented January 14, 2016.

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Board By-Laws Should be Harmonized with College Transparency Initiatives

Hospitals should align their requirements for disclosure from physicians with the increased transparency directives from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO).

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Become a Better Not-for-Profit Board Member

Not-for-profit board leaders, often unsure how to leverage their skills and contribute their leadership, struggle with how they and their board colleagues can be most effective.

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Effectively Managing Director Tenure

While board renewal is essential for allowing for fresh perspectives at the board table, it is essential to have board members who have a comprehensive understanding of the organization's operations, accountabilities and strategic directions.

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Diversity - Think Differently, Perform Better

Boards should aim to increase diversity of thinking styles in addition to considering gender, generational, ethnic diversity.

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Proclamation of NFPCA Further Delayed

The Not-For-Profit Corporations Act will not come into force until 2018 or later.

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Getting the Younger Generation on Board

Generational perspectives and expecatations need to be considered when recruiting younger board members.

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Guiding Principles of Good Governance

The Australian Institute of Company Directors provides some guidance on corporate governance framework for boards.

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The Progress of Women on Boards and in Senior Management in Ontario

According to an OHA/GCE Governance Survey, 36.7% of all board directors in Ontario hospitals are female

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For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Boards Should be Sharing Best Practices More

For-profit and not-for-profit boards have a lot in common and could be learning from each other.

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The Board’s “Seven-Year Itch”

​Healthy turnover on boards is important to maintaining effectiveness. Not only does turnover help bring in new and fresh perspectives to the board, it also keeps the board better engaged.

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Mind Your Boardroom Manners

Appropriate behaviour in the boardroom is often considered a 'given' but all board members and people in similar positions of influence should check their boardroom conduct regularly.

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Canadian Corporate Directors Clock More Hours on Boards than American and European Counterparts

120 Canadian directors were surveyed on their time committments to their board work. The survey showed that they spend more time on board matters than directors in the US and Europe.

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