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Directors: The good, the bad and the ugly

Key characteristics of a good director are good character, sound judgement, integrity, independence of mind and strong ethics.

A good director should be prepared to lead when board leadership is ineffective, and collaborate to unify directors when he is needed as a team player.

THERE are directors and there are directors. And I don't mean independent directors, or executive directors, or nominee directors, and so on, but the several different types of directors that we can recognise in the boardroom. Here's my take on the different facets of directors one can find in