Board Effectiveness

Ellen J. Kullman, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Estee Lauder and Martin Lipton Honored With 2020...

Ellen J. Kullman, the veteran CEO and boardroom leader, was named  “Independent Director of the Year” today by Corporate  Board  Member in its 2nd annual Board Leadership Awards, presented in partnership with Galt & Co. Kullman was recognized by...

Buffett’s Annual Letter: A Board Assessment Tool

Boards would do well to use Warren Buffett's annual governance missive as a guide when evaluating their own effectiveness.

Building Better Boards

Gathered for Corporate Board Member’s two-day committee series, directors shared experiences and insights on living up to the evolving expectations of today’s stakeholders. Some takeaways.

In The Boardroom, Size Matters

Too few directors can risk rubber-stamping and too many can spoil the soup. There is, however, a sweet spot that's usually just right for small to mid-size companies.

What Value Can A Board Actually Deliver?

Directors who have the courage to challenge management and ask tough questions can make the difference between the company's success and failure.

Is Response Time To Stakeholders Becoming An Issue?

Removing an entire board will likely remain rare, but boards will likely be held increasingly accountable for the amount of time they take to respond to stakeholder concerns.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

FEATURED CONTENT

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 2020

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