Director Roles & Responsibilities

GE Board Moves Show Flannery’s Not Afraid To Shake Things Up

General Electric announced its slate of director candidates for its 2018 annual meeting of shareholders, including three new faces and board slimmed down from 18 to 12 members.

The New Directives For Directors

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why Boards Must Approach Human Capital As A Competitive Advantage

In this episode, Michael Steib, CEO & director with XO Group Inc. and outside board member with Ally Financial, shares how boards and management should approach discussions of human capital.

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.