4 Habits for Building and Sustaining “Value-Creating” Boards

Salvatore D. Fazzolari, a former CEO and current member of four boards, says that a company’s board can be an instrument of strategic value-creation for the enterprise.

Domino’s CEO Patrick Doyle Will Have A Smooth Succession

Although Doyle's retirement announcement stunned the markets, CEO succession has been well planned by the Domino's board and the transition to Richard Allison is expected to be smooth.

Founding Member Shares The Investor Stewardship Group’s Mission

In Part 2 of this series, we discuss the Investor Stewardship Group (ISG)’s Corporate Governance Principles with one of the founding members: the Florida State Board of Administration (SBA).

Berkshire Hathaway Expands Board With An Eye On Buffett’s Succession

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. named Gregory E. Abel vice chairman of noninsurance businesses and Ajit Jain vice chairman of insurance operations this week, a move that expands the company's board from 12 to 14 directors.

Former Caterpillar CEO Says Strategy Starts With The Board

Former Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman shares his pragmatic and highly-focused perspective on how he developed strategy, succession, and culture at the board level during his tenure.

Will Uber’s Board Makeover Pay Off?

Uber will reportedly add Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure to its board of directors and its board will grow from 11 to 17 members in the year ahead, but what kind of value will all this new blood bring to the table?

Women on Boards Reduce Risk, Increase Profits

New evidence suggests that organizations with a critical mass of women board members approach risk more holistically and in a way that squeezes a little more value out of decisions.

Should CEOs Speak Out?

We asked public-company board members to tell us how they feel about corporate leaders taking a public stance on political and social issues. Their response? It's complicated.

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.


3 Mistakes Companies Make When Recruiting Women as Board Members

Large companies have continued to improve the gender diversity of their board composition, and in 2017, nearly 20% of all board seats at Fortune 1000 companies were held by women.

Board Members, Test Your Emotional Intelligence

When push comes to shove, do you let your emotional intelligence take a back seat to other priorities? Take this quiz to determine your Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EIQ).

The Challenges Of Replacing A Visionary CEO

The dilemma facing the boards at Microsoft, Apple or any board of directors on the departure of an innovative CEO is strategic: Do we still want to be a innovative, risk taking company?

The Investor Stewardship Principles: What Will Be The Impact?

In this episode, Darla Stuckey, President and CEO of the Society for Corporate Governance, joins Host TK Kerstetter to discuss the 2018 ISG principles—and what boards may need to know about their implementation.

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.