THE SUPERVISORY BOARDS OF POLISH PUBLIC COMPANIES AS SEEN BY THEIR FOREIGN MEMBERS
The presence of foreign members of Polish supervisory boards creates an interesting research area. It is a component of the more complex question the demographic diversity of boards as a group within the organization as well as its potential impact on its operations. The primary objective of this article is to present the results of research into ways of perceiving Polish practice in the operation of supervisory boards as well as the assessment of such practice by foreign members of the supervisory boards of listed WIG20 and WIG40 companies. In addition to these questions, the conducted research has also created the possibility of a closer look at the population of foreigners sitting on Polish supervisory boards. Moreover there were questions touching upon topic such as an assessment of solutions found among Polish companies in the realm of corporate governance. Such knowledge may prove useful in further improving the work of supervisory boards in Poland.
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