Thomas, David F.
College for Professional Studies
School of Management
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Higher education boards are turning to accountable board leadership and macroengagement discussions in lieu of traditional micromanagement of operations. The Policy Governance© model integrates unique principles designed to enable accountable board leadership. This paper describes an Action Research project that was conducted with the Board of Yavapai College. The Board adopted Policy Governance© but failed to practice its tenets. This research seeks to demonstrate whether a technology based board management system, OurBoardroom, that fully implements Policy Governance©, can assist the Board in the practice of the model. Findings indicate that the technology application that provides a template for all aspects of governance success exposes the complexity of the job while, at the same, time provides the tools to master it.
Date of Award
© Teresa Walsh
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Walsh, Teresa, "Improving Community College Board Governance Using a Technology Based Board Management System" (2005). Student Publications. 397.