DIDIER COSSIN is professor at IMD, Switzerland and the director of the IMD Global Board Center. He advises chairmen and boards of some of the largest corporate, financial and not-for-profit organizations around the world. Before joining IMD, he worked for Goldman Sachs, taught at Harvard University and was professor at HEC, University of Lausanne.
ONG BOON HWEE is the CEO of the Stewardship Asia Centre, a thought leadership centre that focuses on promoting stewardship and the governance of companies and organizations across Asia. Prior to his role in the Stewardship Asia Centre, Boon Hwee gained extensive working experience in the civil service as well as the commercial sectors.
About the Authors ix
PART I Why Stewardship?
Chapter 1 Stewardship at Work 11
Chapter 2 Stewardship Principles 31
Chapter 3 Steward Leaders Inspire 55
PART II What Drives Stewardship?
Chapter 4 Stewardship Values and Beliefs 71
Chapter 5 Personality Traits and Attitudes of Steward Leaders 87
PART III Stewardship in Action
Chapter 6 Stewardship Actions 103
Chapter 7 Becoming a Steward Leader - What It Takes 115
Chapter 8 Pitfalls of Stewardship 139
PART IV Looking Forward
Chapter 9 Fostering Stewardship 159
Appendix A: The Research 165