Making Committees More Effective

Part of 'Learning A La Carte' Series

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Media Type - DVD
Author - Peter Quarry
Subject(s) - Meetings

Is the bad reputation earned by many committees actually deserved?

Key learning points include:

• Characteristics of an effective committee

  1. Clear terms of reference and objectives
  2. Appropriate composition of committee
  3. Works within given timeline
  4. Good chair who leads group

• Induction of new committee members
• Accountability issues
• Functions of the chair
• Changes to charter need approval by 'authority giver'
• Agendas, objectives and records

Psychologist Peter Quarry interviews Damien Smith, a lawyer and Managing Director of Enterprise Care, a consulting firm that works with senior executives to improve governance and performance.

They discuss the characteristics of an effective committee, inducting new members, issues for the chair and how the team must work together.

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  • Length - 13 minutes
  • Pricing
    Price - INR 5,950
    Intl. Price - A$ 240.00
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