Watch film and answer questions


Please watch the video that features the CEOs of Glassdoor, Zillow and Avvo, and answer the following questions on the duties and responsibilities of a company’s board of directors.

  1. What do the interviewees see as the most important role of board members?
  2. Why does Rascoff recommend that board members be “interested but dispassionate?”
  3. Explain the importance of establishing trust between a company’s CEO and its board of directors.
  4. Why do you think that a board of directors is NOT responsible for making operating decisions?