Tag: CEO succession

The Different Reasons Your Board Is Dysfunctional

Board dysfunction may be an easily fixed matter such as a lack of information flowing, but in reality it probably includes something bigger at stake. Here are five common reasons your board has lost the ability to act as a cohesive unit.

Understanding the Importance of the Board’s Role in Succession Planning

A pair of experts talk about the importance of board involvement in leadership and executive development to combat the ripple left in the wake of a departing leader.

The Barnes & Noble Boardroom Crisis

Four CEOs at Barnes & Noble in five years? That is more than a pattern. It indicates something at the board level isn’t working.

Preparing Future Leaders For The C-Suite

Companies benefit long-term when they prioritize the professional development of their employee leaders, because it cultivates an organizational strength and sustainability that spans generations of leadership.

Leadership Succession Planning: A Sound Strategy For Stability

Studies have shown that while it remains a critically important Board function, leadership transition planning is often ignored.

Why Boards Should Be Identifying CEOs Earlier In The Game

Board members must do a better job of hiring for the C-suite, with a broader list of criteria and a longer-term horizon in mind.

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.