Partnership of Equals
IN THIS SUMMARY
In Partnership of Equals, Peter McGinn discusses the various ways in which CEOs and board members can productively work together to resolve conflict and make a better, more effective healthcare organization. The CEO advises the board and has a position of influence rather than authority. There are many situations where the board has the ultimate say, but that does not mean that CEOs should hold back their opinions until they are asked. They are there for a reason, and that is to share their thoughts and experiences. The board should appreciate input from the CEO, but they should not allow the CEO to make decisions or accomplish activities that are the board’s responsibility.