Board Effectiveness

An Insider’s Guide To Building Or Enhancing Your Board

Boards that are built to last evolve with the changing needs of their companies and leadership teams. Consider these four guideposts.

Bev Behan’s Five Keys To Becoming A Boardroom Star

The global expert on corporate governance and board effectiveness shares her thoughts on what corporate directors can do to outshine colleagues in the boardroom.

Director of the Year, DaVita Chair Pamela Arway: ‘You Have To Be Bold’

Pamela Arway became chair of DaVita in 2020, just in time to help the critical care provider grapple with some of the most difficult decisions it’s ever faced.

Xcel Energy Chairman Ben Fowke: ‘A Lot Of Opportunities To Lead’

Amid a litany of arguments that moving to 100 percent renewable power is impossible, Xcel Energy’s board decided to do it anyway—challenging other businesses to follow.

J&J Lead Director Anne Mulcahy: ‘It Was A Moment Of Truth’

When Covid struck, J&J not only marshaled its considerable resources to develop a vaccine but pledged to do it on a nonprofit basis—with the full support of its board.

How To Be A Great Committee Chair

Like orchestra conductors, Committee Chairs own the full score—and their job is to bring out the best in their team without ever losing sight of the common goal.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Director Confidence Falls To New Low In October

Corporate Board Member’s October reading of director sentiment shows continued decline in optimism among U.S. public company board members. More now expect business conditions to deteriorate over the coming year.