How would your Board Chair react to these 7 scenarios?

Are you preparing for an interview for a Board Chair? The time you take doing due diligence can help you avoid financial losses and wrong choises. Being humans, it can be easy to forget these otherwise very important questions to ask. We have compiled a list of 7 scenarios questions for you to ask when interviewing a Board Chair:


Scenarios questions


  • What would you do if the CEO quit tomorrow?
  • What would you do if an audit discovered fraud and embezzlement amongst individuals in the upper management?
  • What would make you step down as Board Chair?
  • What would you do if the owners decide to put the company for sale?
  • The company's supply chain is failing. Customers are not getting their orders on time, and it appears the CEO is not solving the problem. What do you do?
  • Suddenly and without warning, the CEO passes away. What do you do?
  • The company experiences a massive data breach, and all of the customers' data is exposed. What do you do?

...96 more questions to ask

If you need more inspiration for relevant questions to ask for this specific situation you should consider downloading the 103 questions to ask when interviewing a board chair checklist.

 
How would your Board Chair react to these 7 scenarios?