Board Effectiveness

How to Beat Groupthink in the Boardroom

Most directors would agree that diversity of thought is key to good governance. But even the most diverse board, with a variety of backgrounds and ages represented, can still fall prey to conformity of...

Dealing with Disruption

Companies that can’t find a way to reinvent themselves in this digital era risk losing ground quickly and, ultimately, face obsolescence. The smorgasbord of advanced technology that enables digital transformation can easily overwhelm those...

Level 2 Diversity

Corporate boards are pursuing identity diversity in their membership like never before. But, as most directors know, elevating a corporate board in an era of sweeping and rapid change demands, above all else, true...

General Motors and Merck Board Member Patricia Russo On Directorship In An Era Of...

Corporate Board Member recently had the chance to talk with Pat Russo about her experience dealing with disruptive tech, both as CEO and a director of companies in the throes of transformation.

Planning to Hire a CIO? Rethink Your Concept of the Role

To help your board embrace the technology your company needs to survive, you will want a CIO who is capable of the complexities of today’s role. You need someone who has the capacity to face challenges with a vision for the future. In other words, you need a next-generation CIO.

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.

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.