Case | HBS Case Collection | March 1993 (Revised September 1993)

Praxair: Creating a Board (A)

by Jay W. Lorsch


Discusses the process a CEO/chairman goes through in creating a new board. Specifically, follows a CEO's decision-making process in selecting board members. Also includes decisions about the selection process for board members and the structure and process of board meetings.

Keywords: Governing and Advisory Boards; Decision Making; Corporate Governance; Conferences; Business or Company Management; Selection and Staffing;


Lorsch, Jay W. "Praxair: Creating a Board (A)." Harvard Business School Case 493-038, March 1993. (Revised September 1993.)