We use cookies to improve your experience. By using our site you are accepting our cookie policy. 
Read our privacy policy to learn more.

Innovation and Best Practice
for Business Success

Established 1967

About the Author

John Harper

John Harper is an accomplished company director, having sat on the boards of some 30 companies in the roles of chairman, chief executive, executive director and non-executive director. He is also an experienced course tutor for the Institute of Directors, where he leads courses on the role of chairman, non-executive director, company director and good board practice. Lately, he was Professional Development Director at the IoD, with responsibility for formulating its position on corporate governance issues and establishing the professional standard relevant to chartered directors.

Books by Author

Chairing the Board

Chairing the Board

John Harper


A guide to the skills required to be an effective chairperson, including keeping the board focused, managing relationships and politics, running meetings well and improving board perfromance.

Published: November 2006, Paperback,
EAN: 9780749448691

Read more