Platt, Lewis E., Chief Executive (U.S.)
When Lew Platt signed up for Wharton's governance boot camp, he had little idea,that the Institute's learning through role-playing" would challenge his notions of running a modern board of directors. But the experience convinced him that the best way to improve H-P's board was to change his own behavior. Sometimes it's okay to admit you don't have all the answers.
Let's be honest. With all the responsibilities we as CEOs have running companies, jugglings meetings, and attending to personal lives, we barely have enough time to sit on a board, let alone take time out to learn how to do it effectively. I, for one, am constantly under the gun in my job and am frequently invited to …
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Publication information: Article title: Role Reversal. Contributors: Platt, Lewis E. - Author. Magazine title: Chief Executive (U.S.). Issue: 142 Publication date: March 1999. Page number: 38+. © 1999 Chief Executive Publishing. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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