Board Effectiveness

How To Handle Sensitive Board And Company Disclosures

Doug Chia, Executive Director of The Conference Board Governance Center, discusses the difficult questions of disclosure and timing, particularly related to personal health.

American Water Co.’s Susan Story On Balancing CEO And Director Duties

American Water Co.’s Susan Story talks with Corporate Board Member about how she balances her CEO and director duties on multiple boards.
workplace culture

Five Ways To Build A Better Culture

Culture isn’t something that someone proclaims or dictates it’s not something that just happens. The best cultures are built and sustained over time.

Tips For Evaluating Your Compensation Consultant

Consultants provide compensation committees with valuable data so that they can make informed decisions on executive pay packages.

Six Tips For Improving Diversity In The Boardroom

California's law sparked a nationwide conversation on whether or not forcing quotas in the boardroom is a way to solve the lack of diversity on boards. But quotas or not, here are six ways for boards to improve diversity.

The Biggest Benefits Of Having A Strong Brand

Most enterprises think of their brand as their outward-facing image to their customers, but a strong brand exerts substantial internal influence.

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.

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

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

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