Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Blog

Taking Bored Out of Board Meetings

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Michel Courtoy
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Virtual Board Meeting
Michel Courtoy   5/27/2014 5:55:07 PM
NO RATINGS
Barun - Your situation is indeed not unusual and getting more common.  In fact, 4:00am Board meetings are a regular occurence for me.  In general, my recommendations outlined in the blog still apply: preparation (i.e. materials sent in advance) and logisitics should be well tuned.  When dealing with cross continent and cross cultural relationships in Board, it is critical to emphasize communications beyond the boundaries of Board meetings.  This could reaching out on a regular basis over the phone to the distant Board member.  I would also advise taking advantage of business travel to visit the 'remote' Board members.

Good luck.

Michel

barunkd
User Rank
Rookie
Virtual Board Meeting
barunkd   5/26/2014 8:40:54 AM
NO RATINGS
Hi Michel,

It is a really nice insight about having a meaningful board meeting, but the tips are relevant for face to face board meeting. It will be really helpful if you can provide some insight on how to conduct a virtual board meetings. This will be very relevant for the companies (like those in India) where CEO and board members are far located and face to face board meeting is not possible due to cost

Regards,

Barun

 

Michel Courtoy
User Rank
Blogger
Re: a good series
Michel Courtoy   4/29/2014 1:59:38 PM
NO RATINGS
You are welcome, Susan.  It is a privilege to be able to share this information through EETimes. Thanks.

Susan Rambo
User Rank
Blogger
a good series
Susan Rambo   4/29/2014 12:45:26 AM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for this series on business 101 for startups. It's likely many readers will start their own company, considering how inventive engineers are, so it's helpful to learn some basics plus get the lowdown

More Blogs
Why are we so down on terrestrial TV broadcast? There seems to be a growing consensus that broadcasting isn't just irrelevant but obsolete. Part of me agrees. But another part of me wonders if it's all true.
Got a quick design trick to share with the EDN/EETimes community? Now's your chance to show off. DesignCon has opened its Trick for a Treat giveaway.
Test your basic knowledge of fiber optic measurements.
As prpl pushes QEMU into the limelight, Imagination Technologies invites us to take a ringside seat to watch MIPS grow.
Moving forward, semiconductor industry trends can be predicted by the 3V model of big data -- Velocity, Variety, and Volume.
Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST
EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe will interview EMC engineer Kenneth Wyatt.
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Flash Poll