GE’s Lesson: Boards Mind Your Own Business

Boards need a bright line when it comes to how intrusive they should be in the C suite.

nyone who has spent time in the boardroom recognizes that the description “potted plants” has little to do with horticulture. The media calls these ‘rubber stamp’ boards, and Google shows nearly 30 million results for this term. It’s a big problem, but not what you may be thinking.