Board Effectiveness

Will Uber’s Board Makeover Pay Off?

Uber will reportedly add Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure to its board of directors and its board will grow from 11 to 17 members in the year ahead, but what kind of value will all this new blood bring to the table?

Women on Boards Reduce Risk, Increase Profits

New evidence suggests that organizations with a critical mass of women board members approach risk more holistically and in a way that squeezes a little more value out of decisions.

Should CEOs Speak Out?

We asked public-company board members to tell us how they feel about corporate leaders taking a public stance on political and social issues. Their response? It's complicated.

Board Members, Test Your Emotional Intelligence

When push comes to shove, do you let your emotional intelligence take a back seat to other priorities? Take this quiz to determine your Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EIQ).

When You’re In Demand: Seth Goldman’s Rules for Board Membership

Seth Goldman is one of those directors who’s in demand these days in his sector, the burgeoning better-for-you food-and-beverage business.

Small Decencies: How to Improve Your Board’s People Skills

Board members perform at their best when they can articulate the values the company stands for and model those values by their behavior.

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 2020

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