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Membership of the Board of Directors: The Job Top Executives by Dimitris N. Chorafas

By Dimitris N. Chorafas

Being a member of the Board was once a demanding task. It nonetheless is. however the nature of the problem, the danger, even the pro skills required have replaced. The ebook says how and why.

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Our on-the-job behaviour is governed largely by the contracts in force at any particular time. When we introduce change we disturb these contracts, maybe even violate them in ways of which we sometimes are unaware. Yet change is vital to corporate survivial, particularly so when we think of the longer term. There is another basic issue affecting the longer term and this is market valuation. Dayton says: My first dream is that the [stock] market is beginning to look beyond this year's [or next quarter's] estimate of earnings.

3 Making a Strategic Plan The concept of management strategy as a formal discipline is considered an achievement of comparatively recent years, but the military has had formalised theories on strategy for a long time. Von Clausewitz in 1818 described the principles of war in his book, 'Vom Kriege' and these principles still guide the teaching at military academies today. These principles are: the objective; simplicity; unity of command; the offensive; manoeuvre; mass; economy of force; surprise; and security.

Objectives are set both by the corporations and by states. In July 1985 Saudi Oil Minister Sheikh Ahmad Zaki Yamani warned that his country had borne too much of the burden of sustaining prices. 35-million-barrel-a-day quota and push prices down. Yamani proved true to his goals. During the second half of 1985 Saudi production climbed to between 4 million and 6 million barrels a day, and the country looked capable of waging a war of attrition against any and all other producers. At recent prices the Saudis get less per barrel, but they are selling about twice as many barrels as they did during much of 1985, so their revenues are jumping by 40 per cent.

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