Director Roles & Responsibilities

Boardroom Summit Preview: AlixPartners’ Ted Bililies

Ted Bililies, PhD, Chief Talent Officer and Managing Director, AlixPartners, will be speaking at The Boardroom Summit, April 23-25, 2018 in New York City.

Four Mental Habits Of Highly-Effective Board Members

The most effective board members apply proven mental habits to the decisions at hand. The best boards think better as a consequence of the discipline required by these mental models.

Corporate Culture Calls For Board Oversight

Culture deserves board-level attention now more than ever because of today's unprecedented business climate.

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.

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.