To avoid joining a board bound for disaster, start by asking yourself these questions.
Would your board be ready to respond if a large shareholder asked the company to join the more than 450 U.S. public companies that have adopted proxy access?
As companies grow and evolve, the organization must ensure that the skill sets of its management team also keep pace throughout various growth stages and environmental shifts.
Three questions every director should ask management about competing for people in an age of technology.
Now that Trian's Nelson Peltz has won a seat on the Proctor & Gamble, it's time for the board and Peltz to work together to move the company forward.
Proactive strategies for oversight of investigations and compliance crises implicating financial reporting and internal controls
Jim Wolf, managing partner at Meridian Compensation Partners, on the challenges of working with incentive plans in a cyclical market.
If you could design a digital training program for today’s board members, what would it look like? Alex Schmelkin responds.
The corporate board self-assessment has become a standard in most countries. So why hasn’t this gained more traction with the board of independent affiliates?
In this episode of "Inside America's Boardrooms", Julie Hembrock Daum, Leader of Spencer Stuart’s North American Board Practice, reviews trends in board recruitment, age limits, and how they tie these trends together.
The skills, processes and structures that got today’s boards where they are now will not be the same in the future. This is a call for boardroom reform.
Recent high-profile controversies with governance implications raise the interest level on director liability risks. However, issues of liability exposure should be considered in the context of a broader scope of potential risks.