Board Effectiveness

Experience Beats Credentials In The Emergency Room. What About The Boardroom?

After a doctor performs a procedure for the 60th time, we see better outcomes. Should we be thinking similarly about how we choose a CEO?

Internal Discontent Rises On Boards As Performance Pressures Grow, PwC Survey Finds

A whopping 46 percent of directors surveyed by PwC recently said that someone on their board should be replaced, and 21 percent said two or more fellow directors should be given the boot.

Purpose-Driven Company Culture Starts With The Board

Companies with purpose-driven cultures maintain a core values system of which employees are proud.

Inside the Boardroom: Fostering Diversity, Mitigating Cyber Risks And More

In this edition of 'Inside the Boardroom', Betsy Atkins answers readers' questions about inclusiveness and diversity, data breaches and cyber threats, and institutional investors. 

Keys To Expanding Your Board

Bringing several new directors on at one time can make it difficult to "mainline" them into the mix. Here's a better option.

As Growth Companies Evolve, So Must The Board

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.

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.

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

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

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