For corporate boards and their companies, the only real protection from an activist investor is to consistently turn in an excellent performance.
CEOs and boards have begun to speak more frequently and those discussions are more fulsome, with board members often serving as sounding boards or consiglieres on a company’s strategic direction.
Cybersecurity and risk are the two very large elephants in the room that can put even the most successful company out of business.
Boards need to keep ahead of the public humiliation and loss of reputational equity caused by major CEO misbehavior or malfeasance.
Accessing crowd voices is the key to making the right calls as great leaders have to become strategic, real-time listeners.
If board directors don’t have enough to worry about today, there’s the prospect of sudden departure of leadership at the top level.
In this episode of Inside America's Boardrooms, Cynthia Hostetler outlines the criteria that may qualify your board to consider a Finance Committee.
For Athenahealth, bringing in former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt as chairman is far beyond a typical board appointment.
AI works best when it brings data and teams from different disciplines together, and the technology requires human-machine collaboration.
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?
Boards can help deploy savings from the tax cuts to benefit their companies and workers not only immediately but also for years to come.
Regulators are paying closer attention to how management and boards run their organizations—and holding them accountable when things go wrong.