Board Effectiveness

About to Do Your Next Board Evaluation? Add Input from Management

As you prepare for your board’s next evaluation, consider including input from the management team on whom you and your shareholders depend to execute your mission, vision, and strategy.

Conflicts and Biases In The Boardroom

At a time when the importance of corporate governance has been firmly settled, we need to better understand how bias impacts governance and be more intentional about addressing it.

Why Corporations Need to Innovate to Sustain Success

What drives monolithic corporations to seek help with innovation? Often, fear of failure. It can prevent them from pursuing ideas and stifle their own innovative spirit, ultimately leaving room for competitors to steal market share.

Employee Activism Is Coming To A Board Near You

This year alone, employees have been particularly willing to publicly confront companies for wage increases, benefits and other concessions. These actions can potentially pose significant challenges for corporate boards.

Why Boards Need To Rethink Diversification

Poorly managed diversification has been one of the primary contributors to shareholder value destruction. However, properly managed diversification offers profitable growth beyond the core that can significantly improve shareholder value.

Citizens Bank Chairman Bruce Van Saun On The Board’s Role In An Evolving Company

Corporate Board Member spoke to Citizens Bank CEO and chairman Bruce Van Saun about the company’s continued evolution, how he works with the company’s board of directors and more.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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.

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 2019

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