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How to nudge dispensable directors out the door

The barrier to change on US boards is humans, who tend to cling on to a good thing.

7th June 1960: The Board of Directors of Fisons Ltd, manufacturers of fertilizers, attend a meeting in the company’s boardroom — Central Press/Getty Images

By Andrew Hill

“People embrace change until they’re the ones that need to be changed,” according to one US board director and former government official.

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