Case Study

Conflicts of interest on the board of Kahn AG

9 pages
December 2005
Reference: IMD-3-1504

The case describes a situation where an outside director reflects upon her role and responsibilities as a board member. The dominating chairman of the board may have hidden agendas which are not in the company’s best interest. The outside director must make a decision not only on the agenda items, but also on her own involvement considering the limited influence she seems to have in reality.

Keywords
Board Dynamics, High Technology
Settings
Germany
2005
Type
Generalized Experience
Copyright
© 2005
Available Languages
English
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