People, Process, Technology: A Three-Pronged Approach To Cyber Risk Governance

In an increasingly complex and chaotic environment, it is necessary to establish a more robust framework for managing cybersecurity risk. A guide.

What Can You Do To Keep The Team Afloat?

Maintaining liquidity is obviously the top concern, and the board can play a key role in helping the CEO think about cash.

Big Decisions Are Looming

There are key trade-offs to be made and the sooner leaders can clarify their own points of view, the better prepared we will all be.

Expect Higher Scrutiny Of Director Compensation

Whether you believe directors are underpaid or not, any fierce arguments for higher compensation will likely give the appearance of self-dealing.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

In Times Like These

A board’s obligation is to ensure that the enterprise they serve is being well managed—and as tempting as it may be, not to co-manage in crisis.

‘A Humanitarian Crisis Above All’: Best Buy Director Claudia Fan Munce on Risk, Strategy...

There are few directors—at least that we know—as well equipped to think through the impacts of disruption and change...

M&A, Valuations and Activism: Board Lessons From 2008

The causes are different, but lessons in the context of M&A and activism abound from the 2008 market collapse and the challenging environment that followed.

Retiring Underperforming Directors

It's not easy to retire long-serving directors, but, particularly in challenging times, boards must have directors whose skills are up to the task.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.


‘For Once, I’m Going to Put Shareholders Last’: Retired Citigroup Chairman Michael O’Neill’s Covid-Crisis...

Michael O’Neill knows a bit about crisis. He stepped into the role of non-executive chairman of Citigroup in 2012,...
Maggie Wilderotter

Covid Crisis: Veteran Director Maggie Wilderotter On What Boards Should Do Now

In this time of uncertainty, Corporate Board Member is reaching out to some of the most experienced public-company directors...

Don’t Fear Your Founders

As Facebook, Tesla and Twitter directors have all learned the hard way, allowing monarch CEOs free reign borders on board negligence.

The Novel Coronavirus Requires Classic Crisis Management

The emergence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will separate weak businesses from strong ones – and gives board members an unprecedented opportunity to assess management teams.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2020

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.