Board Effectiveness

Catching the Warning Signs Of A Culture Clash

Four Wells Fargo board members may lose their seats over culture-related scandals. Here's what you can learn from that board's upheaval to avoid a similar fate on your own.

Board Refreshment Will Have Greater Significance in 2020

Given heightened investor scrutiny, every board needs to be asking whether they have the right brain trust to lead the company into the next decade.

Directors Say They Are Listening to Stakeholders—Despite The Headlines

The media paints a picture of directors responding to shareholder demands for change. But as far as directors are concerned, the notion of valuing stakeholder concerns is anything but news.
Maggie Wilderotter

Maggie Wilderotter: Be Your Own Activist

Maggie Wilderotter, veteran of 36 boards, including Costco, HP Enterprise, Juno Therapeutics and Lyft, on how to challenge your own strategy—before investors do it for you.

Grooming A World-Class Chief Executive: Part I

In the first of a two-part series, RHR International outlines the criteria that define world-class leadership performance in the CEO spot.

The Changing Face Of America’s Boardrooms

Boards today are female, more ethnically diverse and have more kinds of experience around the table, according to CBM research.

Corporate Board Member Institute

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 2020

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