‘Inquiring’ boards are the best

first_imgMore and more boards are proactively discussing how they can become high performing boards. An important step for boards on this path is creating a “culture of inquiry.”A culture of inquiry encourages curiosity and engagement, and includes gathering relevant information and increasing knowledge across the board room. In such a culture, equal access to this information and knowledge is provided in real time to all participants in support of a rich and deliberate dialog.A culture of inquiry is built on trust–both among directors and between the board and the credit union. Trust is the result of everyone involved striving to align spoken words with relevant and effective action. A culture of inquiry requires proactive dialog, rather than a happenstance loose, unsystematic method of communication. With this kind of culture as foundation, all board members move in mutual commitment. continue reading » 14SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more