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Boardroom Dynamics

Author: Jeremy Cross

Published: July 2021 | ISBN: 9781860728310

Please note, this is the study text for the June 2024 and November 2024 exam sessions. 

All modules are published in the new digital format as PDF downloads. Study materials will not be available in print format. 

Designed for those on the journey to becoming a Chartered Governance Professional, our Boardroom Dynamics study text provides you with knowledge required to support both individuals and groups to influence boardroom performance.

It covers the importance of boardroom dynamics; diversity of a board including technical competence and personal characteristics; and influencing the board including when to become involved, how to manage talent and how to maintain personal resilience. 

This study text details all you need to know. It contains:

  • Worked examples and ‘Test Yourself’ questions with full, worked answers
  • Case studies and ‘Stop and Think’ scenarios to help you apply your knowledge
  • Comprehensive chapter summaries to aid your revision.

Find out how to register for The Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme.


  1. The emergence of board dynamics in governance
  2. Governance structures
  3. Board director demographics and attributes
  4. Psychology of the board
  5. Board decision-making
  6. Stakeholder conversations
  7. Culture in the boardroom
  8. Diversity in the boardroom
  9. The effect of meeting design on boardroom dynamics
  10. Effecting change in the boardroom
  11. Effective talent management
  12. Board evaluation
  13. Cultural differences in boardroom dynamics
  14. Developing behavioural agility
  15. Maintaining personal resilience

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