Director Roles & Responsibilities

Dealing With Problem Directors

From activists to absentees, every board occasionally gets saddled with a difficult board member. Here’s how to cope.

Inside The Boardroom: Proxy Proposals, D&O Insurance, And More

In this edition of Inside the Boardroom, Betsy Atkins answers readers' questions about proxy proposals, who should audit D&O insurance, and more.

Inside The Boardroom: Handling Disruption, Innovation, Diversity, And More

Boardroom insider Betsy Atkins tackles issues related to board composition, refreshment and diversity, how to handle disruption and innovation, dividing and conquering board committee work.

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.