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INTRODUCTION

The Decision Group’s founding partner Prof. Dr Fred van Eenennaam is a world renowned expert on corporate governance and board dynamics and has served on multiple (family, national and international) boards. He and his team of consultants can help maximize your board’s potential, both national and international. Last year The Decision Group counseled approximately 10 boards; ranging from family controlled boards, boards of technology firms, boards of joint ventures, public sector boards and boards that were just beginning and needed help with setting up. The Decision Group also provides individual counseling on increasing personal board effectiveness or off board second opinions, approximately 15 times each year.

YOUR DECISIONS

The Decision Group’s aim is to help Maximize your board’s potential™. Board members of publicly held companies face many challenges on a daily level:

  • What is the ideal board structure for maximizing board productivity and cooperation?
  • How to enhance the board’s role in strategic planning, goal setting and initiating change?
  • How to handle unanticipated company opportunities and crises?
  • How to evaluate the Board and its members?
  • How to lead dynamic and constructive board meetings while being time-efficient?

THE DECISION GROUP EXPERTISE

The Decision Group advises supervisory boards on and has extended expertise in:

PROVIDING BOARD COUNSELING

  • Advising boards within the specific context of that board. The focus lies on how to shape the board’s collaboration, besides the juridical cooperation that exists within the context of the board.
  • Providing board training and board strengthening.
  • Assisting in board evaluations.
  • Providing a second opinion on the strategy of the company.

REFLECTION ON BOARD PRACTICES AND BOARD DEVELOPMENT

  • Dealing with administrative developments and best practices that come out of these developments.
  • Reflection on board practices. How can the board’s effectiveness be enhanced?
  • Second opinions on strategy and chosen strategic processes and analyses.

INDIVIDUAL ADVISE, LEADERSHIP AND TRAINING

  • Advising individual board members and helping to set up board function improvement programs.
  • Prepare (non-)executives for a postition in a board abroad.

CREATING SHARED VALUE

  • Providing insight in how to enhance a company’s competitiveness as well as economic and societal progress in society.
  • Looking for possibilities to create shared value opportunities; by looking at products and markets, redefining productivity in the value chain and enabling cluster development.
  • For more information about Creating Shared Value, watch the movie below. Curious about the difference between Creating Shared Value and Corporate Social Responsibility? Try reading this article.

THE CENTER FOR CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

AND BOARD EFFECTIVENESS’S EXPERTISE

Our affiliate The Decision Institute provides executive education for boards through the Center for Corporate Governance and Board Effectiveness. The center creates and disseminates knowledge and experiences on international corporate governance and boards by studies and publications, designing and contributing to corporate governance and board programs and by working in a strong international network of academics and practitioners.

DETAILED INFORMATION

For detailed information on our offerings please contact Hagar Michel at h.michel@thedecisiongroup.nl.