You stand in the spotlight! And hold the responsibility for your decisions – in the role of member of the management team, Head of Internal Audit, Head of Legal & Compliance, Head of IT (Security), Head of Human Resources or something similar.
You have a dilemma – sometimes bigger, sometimes smaller
The board of directors has transferred part of its responsibility to you. You want to deliver – to deliver well, to be better and to prove it to everyone, most of all to yourself. You make decisions on a daily basis, often alone. The “sandwich function” you have, working on behalf of the board of directors and as the person responsible at the highest operative leadership level, has hidden dangers. Especially for you. For example: