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Board–Management Delegation Policies

These are policies that describe the manner in which the board connects governance and executive management. It is often referred to as board-management relationship. Policies in this category deals with the methods and practices (means) of the board that describe both the nature of delegation and the manner in which proper use of delegated authority is ascertained (monitoring). As a result of the emphasis policy governance places on the CEO, policies in this category describes the CEO’s job, the nature of executive delegation and the method of monitoring, evaluating and compensating the CEO. Some of the policies found in this category are:

   Delegation of Executive Authority to the CEO
   
Unity of control
   
Nature of CEO’s delegation
   
Accountability of the CEO
   
Monitoring CEO’s performance
   
CEO’s compensation
   
Termination of CEO’s appointment
   
Monitoring Executive Performance
   
Executive Compensation