Muscat Daily Columnist
Nick Pattison has been in Oman for 16 years. Retired from Shell, he is a former management consultant and is on the board of several companies. He specialises in board governance, organisation structure and strategy development.
Since this is my last article in the series, I would like to indulge myself a little by summarising some key themes.
A wise Board regularly evaluates potential threats to the business.
Many people like the idea of starting their own business. They see it as a road to independence and perhaps riches.
There are a number of really key questions to ask yourself when reviewing your organisation:
In my previous article I was discussing what necessary conditions had to exist for a company to be a leader. Of course a company is not human: it is composed of people. It takes its direction from the man or woman at the top.