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Governance in the Digital Age: A Guide for the Modern Corporate Board Director by [Stafford, Brian, Schindlinger, Dottie]
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Governance in the Digital Age: A Guide for the Modern Corporate Board Director 1st Edition, Kindle Edition


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A new edition of the #1 text in the human computer Interaction field!

This book seeks to chart the technology-fueled changes taking place in the field of corporate governance and describes the impact these changes are having on boards and the enterprises they govern. It also describes what the future could look like once companies truly embrace the power of technology to change governance. 

Additionally, this book will provide a set of "suggested action steps" for companies and their boards focused on ways they can leverage technology tools to enhance governance immediately. Through a review of the latest governance research, interviews with key thought leaders, and case studies of enterprises that have embraced governance technology, readers will be armed with new insights and approaches they can take to enhance the work of their boards and senior leaders to reach new levels of performance.

  • Explains how to use design and evaluation techniques for developing successful interactive technologies
  • Demonstrates, through many examples, the cognitive, social and affective issues that underpin the design of these technologies
  • Provides thought-provoking design dilemmas and interviews with expert designers and researchers
  • Uses a strong pedagogical format to foster understanding and enjoyment 

An accompanying website contains extensive additional teaching and learning material including slides for each chapter, comments on chapter activities, and a number of in-depth case studies written by researchers and designers.

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The dramatic impact of technological innovation and disruption, unpredictable economic and social climate, intricate government regulations. . . these and other factors have made today's board governance increasingly more challenging. Despite the many obstacles, corporate board directors are expected to respond instantly and precisely to any situation no matter how complex. Governance in the Digital Age is a guide to the new approaches and technological processes that can help make a board's demanding job more manageable.

While most corporate governance books put the focus on established principles and practices, this book highlights how practices are changing with the rapid advance of technology. Based on the authors' work with more than 15,000 organizations and 500,000 directors around the globe, Governance in the Digital Age reveals how companies can shift how they conceive of and enact the functions of governance.

Governance in the Digital Age offers a collection of ideas, examples, tools, and strategies that are designed to help directors, senior executives, and governance professionals thrive in the digital age. The authors–noted experts in the field–include a set of suggested action steps that organizations and their boards can put into place immediately. These steps include leveraging new approaches and technologies to enhance governance outcomes. In addition, by adopting a digital mindset, boards can ensure their deliberative process will keep pace with the digital age's accelerated speed of business. Organizations that leverage the speed of information and smarter technology to inform careful decision making can quickly outpace their competition.

This must-have resource is an innovative guide that explores a dynamic level of governance practices. The practices outlined have the power to improve, in an extraordinary manner, how boards function, enhance director engagement, and ultimately, lead to greater results.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 609 KB
  • Print Length: 209 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1119546702
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (9 April 2019)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07QJDN6YK
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #365,540 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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