1. Board Evaluation

To enable directors to evaluate the performance of the board as a whole

* 1. Strategy and Planning

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
1. The board’s role in strategy is appropriate
2. The board is up to date with contemporary issues and trends of the industry
3. The measures of performance used by the organisation focus on key areas of success

* 2. Board Role and Structure

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
4. The board has a clear and effective system of performance evaluation and remuneration of the CEO
5. The board has a succession plan in place for the chairperson and directors
6. The board has approved a CEO succession plan
7. The skills set collectively held by the board is suitable for the organisation
8. There is a common understanding by the board of its role and the role of management

* 3. Meeting Processes

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
9. All board members have timely access to the minutes of previous meetings
10. Meetings are conducted with professionalism and a manner which promotes effective communication
11. Board papers are accurate and conducive to efficient operation of meetings

* 4. Performance Monitoring

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
12. The board has a clear understanding of the concepts of risk associated with the organisation
13. The financial reports are sufficiently detailed to allow the board to exercise its corporate governance
14. The board actively monitors the key performance indicators of the organisation

* 5. Board Role and Responsibilities

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
15. The board has sufficient access to the CEO
16. The board regularly reviews and maintains its policies to ensure they are current
17. The board dynamic is such that decisions made by the board are made with the acceptance and support of the board

* 6. Culture and Relationships

  Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
18. There is a sense of team spirit and positive culture on the board
19. Board members respect and show courtesy to senior management
20. Senior management has respect for and shows courtesy to the board

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