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.

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.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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.

Director Optimism Declines For 7th Consecutive Month

After peaking in April, board members’ outlook for the future of business slipped further in November, driven by renewed Covid fears, inflation and a tight labor market.

Saks, Kohl’s Spinoff Rumors Bringing Attention To Board Ecommerce Strategy

As the prevalence of online shopping continues to increase, shareholders will be paying a lot more attention to the company's online engagement with consumers. Boards should consider these three questions.

Inflation? Here’s How To Get Smarter On Pricing Strategy

In today’s inflationary times, management needs to learn—or re-learn—the necessity to boost prices and the power that can be inherent in doing so.



Delivering On Diversity

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

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.