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Publication Date

9-1-1985

Series Information

Formal Publication 70

Publisher

Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130

Description

This report examines the role of boards of directors and the pressures felt in the boardroom, especially when dealing with an unsolicited takeover. It also examines the different view of what a board can and should do. Recommendations are included for enhancing the board's ability to respond to external challenges.

Keywords

Corporate Boards, Outside Directors, Board Committees

Disciplines

Economics | Public Policy

Comments

The Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), 1975-2001, is the predecessor of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.

Permanent URL: http://dx.doi/org/10.7936/K7H13062

DOI

doi:10.7936/K7H13062

Strengthening the Corporate Board: A Constructive Reponses to Hostile Takeovers

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