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Governance Briefing Note: 12 The size, composition and skills available to the governing body

The composition and characteristics of governing bodies, including size of membership and the knowledge, skills and expertise of the members are important factors affecting a governing body’s effectiveness.  Mindful of the risks of ‘group think’, attention also needs to be given to the diversity of the membership.

Governance Briefing Notes: 12. Size, composition and skills available to the governing body
30/04/2019
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This briefing note is part of a series of downloadable summaries that have been designed to support you in addressing different aspects of governance or to be disseminated as a helpful resource to colleagues who are new to particular areas of governance. Each draws on the latest thinking and legalisation, providing a helpful guide to re-familiarise yourself with specific issues as they arise. Each briefing note offers up-to-date information, further reading, links and questions to consider on a range of governance issues.

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