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Corporate Governance Lessons from the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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Fifty years old and I still haven’t kicked the habit of the end-of-summer book report. Sad really. I must admit I didn’t think that Steig Larsson’s first thriller would provide food for NACD thought, but listen up all you private company directors, nomination and governance chairs worried about CEO succession, and anyone concerned with boardroom ethics and director independence. This book review is for you. Several things are well known about the author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo author, Steig Larsson: He died before his trilogy of crime stories became best sellers.  He was Swedish.  He was a... Read More