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Making Boards Work Hardcover – March, 1997
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From the Back Cover
"This book is a significant contributor to the evolution of better corporate governance in Canada."
- Purdy Crawford, Q.C., Chairman, Imasco Limited
"A tremendous book... I wish I'd had this book when I started out as a director."
-J.Allyn Taylor, O.C., Former Chairman, Canada Trust Company
"I strongly commend this book to anyone interested in the way our corporations are governed. It should be "must" reading for board members, shareholders, managers, politicians, and government officials interested in making the capitalist system in Canada work better."
-Arden R. Haynes, O.C., Former chairman, CEO, and president of Imperial Oil Limited
"Making Boards Work should be on the shelf of every corporate library in Canada."
-James Gillies, Ph.D., LL.B., Professor Emeritus, Schulich School of Business, York University
About the Author
David Leighton is Nabisco Brands Professor Emeritus at Ivey Business School. He has an MBA and DBA from Harvard, LLD degrees from Windsor and Queen's. He has served as chairman of Nabisco Brands Ltd. and as a board member of numerous corporations, including Gulf Canada, Rio Algom, Telemedia, Montreal Trust, GSW, Scott's Hospitality, GW Utilities, Camco Inc, and Cambridge Shopping Centres. He was president and CEO of the Banff Centre for 13 years.
Donald Thain is Magna International Professor Emeritus at Ivey Business School. He has an MBA and DBA from Harvard Business School and is a prolific author, lecturer and consultant. He has served as board chairman of Lawson and Jones Ltd.,and as a director of a number of Canadian publicly-listed companies, including Cooper Canada, Goodyear Canada, Lawson Mardon Group, Silcorp, Denison Mines, and GW Utilities. He has also served on the boards of several privately-owned companies.
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