Decisions! Decisions! Decisions!

Governance involves lots of decision making…and good governance requires good decision making.  This session will provide insights into what is involved in good decision making.  It will cover:

  • common and recommended practices for good decision making
  • decision making processes and techniques
  • consensus decision making
  • rules of order and procedures for making and passing motions
  • the roles of the chair, board members, committees, management and staff in making and supporting decisions
  • levels of decision making authority
  • due diligence in decision making
  • ethical decision making
  • what to do about ‘bad’ decisions


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