Stefan Stern reports on the most notable findings from our series of debates called “The Board is Dead; Long Live the Board”.
When Euan Sutherland resigned as chief executive of the Co-operative Group this month, he declared the organisation to be “ungovernable”.
It was a remarkable statement from someone who was being paid a lot of money to lead and help to govern.
The trouble started – as it often does – at the top, with the Co-op’s unusual quasi-democratic structures. But even in the more clearly regimented and certainly less democratic world of the plc, governance remains a constant challenge...
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