How Innovative Leaders Make Better Decisions

Accessing crowd voices is the key to making the right calls as great leaders have to become strategic, real-time listeners.

Sudden CEO Departures Can Upend An Unprepared Board

If board directors don’t have enough to worry about today, there’s the prospect of sudden departure of leadership at the top level.

The Role Of A Board Finance Committee

In this episode of Inside America's Boardrooms, Cynthia Hostetler outlines the criteria that may qualify your board to consider a Finance Committee.

What Immelt’s Athenahealth Chair Appointment Really Means

For Athenahealth, bringing in former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt as chairman is far beyond a typical board appointment.

What Directors Need To Know About AI In 2018

AI works best when it brings data and teams from different disciplines together, and the technology requires human-machine collaboration.

Did Wells Fargo Punishment Go Too Far?

The Federal Reserve’s actions against Wells Fargo and its board last week in response to consumer abuses were significant, but was the Fed too heavy-handed?

Balancing Company Needs, Constituencies In Guiding Uses Of Tax-Cut Windfall

Boards can help deploy savings from the tax cuts to benefit their companies and workers not only immediately but also for years to come.

Wells Fargo Board Sanctions A Shot Across The Bow

Regulators are paying closer attention to how management and boards run their organizations—and holding them accountable when things go wrong.

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.


The Pursuit of Board Agility

The willingness or ability to address emerging threats or uncomfortable matters remains too low and slow.

Top Challenges Facing Boards In 2018

In this episode of Inside America's Boardrooms, Paula Loop, Leader of PwC’s Governance Insights Center, identifies the top strategic and governance challenges boards will face in the coming year.

How Innovation And Diversification Can Disrupt Board Conflict Of Interest Protocols

Corporate diversification/business model evolution are recalibrating competition and straining the effectiveness of board conflict-of-interest policies.

4 Habits For Building And Sustaining “Value-Creating” Boards

Salvatore D. Fazzolari, a former CEO and current member of four boards, says that a company’s board can be an instrument of strategic value-creation for the enterprise.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

Wells Fargo's posh Florida location for its 2017 annual shareholder meeting seemed oddly inappropriate given recent events. There are many lessons boards can learn.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.