Director Roles & Responsibilities

Getting Real Value From Board Assessments

Motivated by investor pressure and a disruptive business landscape, directors today are much more sensitive about who is contributing to the board and which skill sets are needed to meet its fiduciary duties.

Four Elements Of The Leadership Mindset Of The Future

Future-first leaders understand how their company is made up of many interdependent parts, how it’s interconnected with partners, competitors and consumers within wider ecosystems.

How A Board Can Encourage A Company To Innovate

A board should help a company chart out its future, constantly reminding its senior executives that the future is by definition different than its past and that its business model isn't immortal. They can and must be continually reinvented
economic downturn

How Boards Can Prepare For The Inevitable Economic Dip

How can boards prepare for an inevitable economic downturn? The first step is to know your space and remember the past.
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Creating Great Culture Starts With Directors Looking In The Mirror

Boards have been wrestling with the question of how they can exercise their influence to promote, sustain, and monitor a workplace culture that maximizes organization performance and adheres to core values. Here is some guidance about how to do that.

The Next-Gen Director Dilemma

Board refreshment may be a red-hot topic, but few boards actually have a gen-xer—or millennial—at the table. We talked to three directors under the age of 50 about the realities of boardroom generational diversity.

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.