Why Leaders Keep Getting Better—Yet Their Reputations Keep Getting Worse

The bar is being raised, and the standards of evaluation for great leadership will only get higher.

Delivering On Diversity

What does the call for stronger diversity, equity and inclusion efforts mean for compensation committees?

Rethinking The Myth, ‘If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It’

In some cases, the board may need to replace a CEO who has led successfully up to then—in order to prepare the company for a successful future.

Temporary CEOs Can Introduce Permanent Problems

Despite 10 percent of CEO transitions initially filled with interim roles, this should be a last-resort default option, as the problems with interim appointments are numerous.

Report Says 2021 Saw Governance Lapses

Survey stats highlight misses on employee training, compensation and ESG activism.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Gen. McChrystal On Building Your ‘Risk Immune System’

Black Swan threats may be inescapable, says Gen. Stanley McChrystal, but your ability to move through them—and thrive—is very much in your hands.

Board Diversity Gains From 2021 May Not Be Repeated In 2022

That 17 states have filed lawsuits claiming Nasdaq’s board diversity policy amounts to an illegal quota system demonstrates that last year’s gains may not be sustainable.

The Five Graces: A New Way Of Leading In The New Year

To exhibit grace in leadership, we need to show our human side—with greater self-awareness and genuine connection to others.

To Win In 2022, Remember The Stockdale Paradox

The concept, coined by author Jim Collins in his bestselling classic Good to Great, is an essential tool for our current moment.

Boards Say Climate Change Is Important, But Don’t Prioritize Measuring Progress

Nearly three-quarters of all boards say they don’t prioritize climate change in their executive performance metrics.

The Game Of Risk That Will Make Or Break Your Company

The stakes are higher than ever, but there is also enormous opportunity and potential upside if you play the game right.

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The Next Threat To M&A: Employee Activism

Employees have mobilized to prove that they can create real change and influence corporate decision making at the highest levels.