However, in many cases Boardroom practices do not meet today's demands, and this raises several questions for Independent Directors. Should Independent Directors permit the CEO and their fellow directors to stand still? Should they remain passive and not rock the boat? Or should they act as true catalysts for change? If so, what can they concretely do to exercise effective participation in the Board? In this article, Amrop proposes 8 ways in which Independent Directors can truly embrace their mandate as Board Catalysts.

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