Board Effectiveness

Dealing With Problem Directors

From activists to absentees, every board occasionally gets saddled with a difficult board member. Here’s how to cope.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

A Director’s Perspective

As a public company director at more than a dozen companies. I have faced an activist investor approach at four. Here are four important things I have learned during these engagements.

Activism’s New Paradigm

There has been a pronounced change on the part of shareholders—their makeup, tactics, goals and powers—a fact that every public company must pay close attention to today.

Inside The Boardroom: Proxy Proposals, D&O Insurance, And More

In this edition of Inside the Boardroom, Betsy Atkins answers readers' questions about proxy proposals, who should audit D&O insurance, and more.

Inside The Boardroom: CEO Succession, Cybersecurity, And More

In this edition of Inside the Boardroom, Betsy Atkins answers readers' questions about CEO succession, cybersecurity and more.

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.