Board Effectiveness

U.S. Boardrooms Are Getting Older, New Study Finds

America’s boardrooms may be getting more diverse than ever before—but they’re also getting older. Much older.

I Sold Aetna To Fix A Broken Healthcare System. Here’s Why.

In this excerpt from his book, Mark Bertolini lays out the healthcare system’s flaws—flaws that are not only spiraling costs, but resulting in our dying younger and killing ourselves more often. And he tells us how to fix it.

More Reasons For Using ESG In Board Strategy

If your board hasn’t considered how environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues may affect your business model, supply chain and customers, it may be time it did.

How Should Boards Handle Involuntary CEO Retirement?

Jonathan Szabo of Meridian Compensation Partners spoke with Corporate Board Member about how boards can navigate the uncharted territory of involuntary retirements from CEOs and how to craft their exit packages. 

Gannett and Legg Mason: How Board Strategy and Composition Can Make a Difference

Two boardroom battles in May demonstrate how important the clear communication of business strategy is when fighting off challenges from activist investors.

Pivoting To The Board Of The Future

Thanks to technology-fueled disruption affecting every industry, corporate boards have an essential new role to play: supporting executives who break traditional rules of business strategy that no longer work.  

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.