Board Effectiveness

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.

A Second Wave of #MeToo Lawsuits Could Be Coming Soon

Corporate boards may need to prepare to defend against #MeToo lawsuits that expand beyond harassment claims as early as next year, according to the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD). Here's what directors need to know.

Board Governance Dimensions: Which Correlate Most With Positive Organizational Outcomes?

Fair compensation and regular communication can serve as building blocks for the most important aspect of CEO/board partnerships—trust.

The Three Questions Directors Should Be Asking About Digital Transformation

During times of dramatic change, boards must necessarily play a disproportionate leadership role in transformation. To do so, they must begin by asking the right questions.

Seven Points Boards Eyeing M&A Deals Should Consider

The M&A landscape has changed dramatically and will only continue to evolve as more deals get made. Here are 7 items directors should consider before doing M&A deals in today’s environment.

Boards: Set Up Your New CEO for Success

Boards tend to give new CEOs ‘space,' but that lack of involvement makes it harder for CEOs to succeed. Here are four steps to set up your new CEO for success:

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.