Tag: company culture

Board Oversight: Fostering An Ethically Competitive Company

Establishing a competitive culture and incentivizing employee performance is a critical component of any financially thriving company. But what happens when the competitive pendulum swings too far?

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.

A Little Rudeness Has Big Impacts On Corporate Culture

Rudeness or uncivility in the boardroom undermines the effectiveness of many boards. Learn how to challenge rudeness in your organization.

Why Culture Is Key In M&A Due Diligence

Culture is not given the same level of importance in M&A due diligence as financials, growth drivers, synergies and valuation models, but perhaps it should be.

Is The Board Obligated To Oversee Customer Service Culture?

A governance issue arising from the recent, highly-publicized privacy issues surrounding Facebook involves the extent to which the board should become engaged in major controversies related to a corporation’s customer base.

How #MeToo Is Reshaping Cultural Oversight

The #MeToo movement has changed the way organizations are approaching company culture, the issue of harassment and how to deal with crises.

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.