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Questions to Consider Before Joining a Board

Joining a Board is a significant commitment. Evaluate your interest and the organization thoroughly before you decide if the organization is right for you and if you are right for the organization. Consider the questions in this Quantum Governance fact sheet to help you assess your interest and fit.

Robert’s Rules of Order/Quantum Governance Summary

Quantum Governance provides a brief overview of the key rules to help provide order and structure for your Board meeting.

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

believes that a just and sustainable world will result when the unique skills and resources of all sectors—business, civil society and government—are aligned toward that goal. They provide five key services: Membership, Advisory Services, Collaborative Initiatives, Partnerships and Research.

The Conference Board

is a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Its mission is unique: To provide the world’s leading organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society.

National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)

is the recognized authority focused on advancing exemplary Board leadership and establishing leading Boardroom practices. NACD provides world-class director education programs, national peer exchange forums and proprietary research to promote director professionalism, ultimately enhancing the economic sustainability of the enterprise and bolstering stakeholder confidence.

We're Here To Help You

Our goal is quite simply to strengthen your organization and its leaders. We go beyond the legal components of governance like bylaws, conflicts of interest policies and audits to look at the broader issues. Let’s collaborate.