Some Tips for a Successful Board Self-Examination
Bobowick says, first off, board self-assessments should not be initiated in times of crisis or in a new CEO’s first week on the job. Common times to do self-assessments are before going into strategic-planning mode or prior to a feasibility study.
It’s important that the board members agree to do the self-assessment. The members should give the organization formal approval that they’re doing a self-assessment, give an idea of the time frame and who’s going to facilitate it.