Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin On Leadership In Turbulent Times

If you’re leading through complex times, you could do a lot worse than grabbing some how-to tips from Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, FDR and LBJ. Pulitzer-Prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin shares some insights for directors who may not be fighting the Civil War or WWII, but still face their own leadership challenges.

Instilling A Compliance Culture: Three Aspects Of Board Oversight

Adina Storch, GC, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer for Cedar Realty Trust, outlines the three aspects of compliance that all boards should have top of mind.

Preparedness Is Key To Surviving Corporate Scandals

Scandals can and will continue to happen suddenly and without warning. This could be a major cultural moment for your company, so make sure you are ready. 
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Board Governance: Preparing For Next Proxy Season

Proxy season went well for the majority of boards, says Virginia Rhodes, lead consultant at Meridian Compensation Partners. She shares lessons for boards about the most recent proxy season and how they can prepare for the next one.

Compensation: The Direction Of Director Pay

With ISS beginning to focus on board member compensation, it’s a good time to re-examine pay practices. Here's what you need to know.

Reevaluating Geographic Footprint In Today’s Complex Global Economy

The rise of tariffs in recent months, combined with the tax reform overhaul passed last December, and it’s thrown US companies into unprecedented territory.

Cybersecurity: Why Some Boards Are Forming Dedicated Committees

Kathy Misunas, a board member with Tech Data Corp. and Boingo Wireless Inc., discusses why each of her boards ultimately decided to form a Cyber Risk Committee.

The New Corporation: Reimagining Organizations In The Age Of Amazon

Ram Charan shares his insights on the need for boards and companies to embrace digital transformation. He has practical advice on how boards can help their companies take advantage of this new opportunity.

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.

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Lack of term limits is a big reason for lack of boardroom diversity

Lack Of Term Limits Hinders Boardroom Diversity

There are multiple reasons why boards aren’t as diversified as they should be. Lack of term limits is a big one, says Dale Jones, President and CEO of Diversified Search.

The Tinged Tiffany Network: CBS Opens Its’ Eye

CBS should have suspended former CEO Les Moonves and conducted a more prompt investigation, let alone not given him the keys to the company’s pay vault and the weapon of governance litigation to fight board oversight.

What Can We Learn From Les Moonves?

Les Moonves was wired in a way that he understood public taste better than anyone. Why did his instinct desert him when he needed it most?

Surviving Activist Shareholders, Passive Index Funds and Corporate Crises

A look back at the first half of 2018 shows that shareholder activism continues at record pace, passive asset managers are growing larger and have found their ESG-centric voice.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

Wells Fargo's posh Florida location for its 2017 annual shareholder meeting seemed oddly inappropriate given recent events. There are many lessons boards can learn.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.