Board Effectiveness

Corporate Culture: How Far Should You Go?

So how far should board members go in their oversight of corporate culture? Here are five ideas already being implemented by active boards.

Seven Keys To Effective Board Evaluations

In response to growing interest in evaluations, here are seven keys to effective evaluations public companies should consider.

Review Before Boarding: Tips For New Directors

Here is a practical list of key considerations for new directors as they join a board.  With those principles in mind, and equipped with their informed business judgment, directors can better fulfill their duties to the company and protect themselves.

Business Roundtable’s Stakeholder Focus May Inspire More Activism

Elliott Management Corp.’s activist move against AT&T this month may be a sign that some shareholders are going to scrutinize board strategy more closely due to the Business Roundtable’s restatement of what the purpose of a corporation should be.

Don’t Get Caught Flatfooted With Succession Planning

We all have examples of succession executed with precision; some of us have just as many where we were caught flatfooted with no plans to deal with the unexpected. Don’t leave it to luck.

The First 30 Days: The New Rules of Corporate Crisis Management

In 2019 and beyond, a board’s reflexes need to be finely honed—and that means throwing out the standard drill for response and remediation.

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.