Composition and structure of board
a. Chairman: Heading the board of directors and running the board.
b. Executive directors: Directors who responsible for the administration of a business.
c. Non-executive directors: Directors who do not hold any executive or management position in the company on addition to their role as a member of the board
<2>Attributes and skills of broad
a. Communication skills, listening, questioning, negotiating, etc
b. Decision-making and leadership (especially the chairman and the CEO)
c. Relevant expertise in industry, company, functional area and governance
d. General business knowledge
<3>Balance of board
a. Size, greater size can come greater opportunities for representation of varied views but difficult in operation and coherence of decision-making
b. Mix/diversity of expertise, male/female, experience, ethnic minorities
c. A balance of executive directors and independent NEDs so that no one can dominate the board’s decision making
<4>Unitary boards and Two – tier boards