Chamber Board Releases Self-Evaluation Results

Jun 14th, 2017 - Last updated at Jun 14th, 2017

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As part of its ongoing activity to ensure that the Chamber’s governance model remains strong and effective, the Chamber’s Board recently undertook its annual self-evaluation.

This exercise allows the Chamber’s Directors to ensure they can effectively ensure that the Chamber’s operations are delivered in a way to safeguard members and ensure the company is responding and reflecting to current issues.

Overall the results were positive with 91% of responses either ‘strongly agree’ or ‘agree’.

Key Findings

The results from when Board Directors when questioned on their understanding of the Chamber, its work and their role in guiding showed:

  • Understanding of their role and responsibilities (56% strongly agree / 44% agree)

  • Understanding of the Chamber’s vision mission, values and objectives (67% strongly agree / 33% agree)

  • Is focused on strategic issues and monitors and evaluates progress (33% strongly agree / 67% agree)

Board members said focal points for the Chamber in the next 12 months should include:

  • Working with the Combined Authority and Mayor of Greater Manchester

  • Working closely with other northern Chambers