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Dealing with Dysfunctional Boards: Governing Health Podcast Series [VIDEO]

In addition to being a CEO’s nightmare, a dysfunctional board can threaten an organization’s success and survival. Michael Peregrine and guest Dr. David Nygren discuss types of board dysfunction, including the dreaded “nice board,” as well as how to diagnose the underlying issues and manage the subsequent changes required.

Michael Peregrine and guest Dr. David Nygren take on the extraordinary governance challenge of the dysfunctional board. In addition to being a CEO’s nightmare, a poorly functioning board can threaten an organization’s success and could expose contributing board members to personal liability. This discussion defines types of board dysfunction, including but not limited to the dreaded “nice board,” and identifies ways to diagnose the underlying issues and manage the required governance adjustments.

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Michael W. Peregrine, Corporate Governance Attorney, Corporate Structure Lawyer, McDermott Will Emery, Chicago Law firm
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Michael W. Peregrine is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office.  He represents corporations (and their officers and directors) in connection with governance, corporate structure, fiduciary duties, officer-director liability issues and charitable trust law.  Michael is recognized as one of the leading national practitioners in corporate governance law.

Michael is outside governance counsel to many prominent corporations, including hospitals and health systems, voluntary health...

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