Board Effectiveness

Evaluating Your Board: Seven Areas to Assess

The most conscientious and progressive board leaders have moved well beyond a simple check-the-box compliance approach to a more rigorous process that is aimed at identifying ways the board can continually enhance the contribution it makes to the organization it is governing.

Is Progenics Board Fight Really About Shareholder Oversight of Boards?

Corporate boards should take note that the situation at Progenics Pharmaceuticals has resulted in a proxy advisory firm validating a call for “shareholder board oversight.” Serving on a board that has been sighted for oversight by its investors could have an effect on future board appointments.

Boards Should Ask Executives These Ethics Questions

Board members must continually evaluate bribery risks and insist on receiving independent reviews of the ongoing effectiveness of the organization's anti-corruption and anti-bribery programs. You can start by asking executives these questions.

Ethics In An Unethical World

In countries where bribery is standard business practice, keeping globally dispersed employees on the straight and narrow isn’t easy. But it isn’t impossible either.

Performance’s Pay Day Has Come

For more and more companies, the question is no longer whether to grant long-term performance awards, but rather how to go about it.

CEO Succession: Four Tips to Ensuring Success

CEO succession is not an event, but a series of actions orchestrated over the course of several years. Here are four tips on how to make this go as successfully as possible.

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.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

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