Board Effectiveness

Managing Tough Issues In The Boardroom

Tough issues, once outlier events, have become commonplace. As companies come under an increasingly hot spotlight from multiple stakeholders, directors find themselves having to answer more quickly and proactively.

Three Issues That Will Keep Corporate Directors On Their Toes In 2018

Based on dozens of discussions this past year with boardroom stakeholders, including proxy advisors, directors, and active and passive investors, corporate directors can expect unprecedented challenges in the year ahead.

Guidance For Documenting Board & Committee Minutes

Well-documented board minutes are critical. Yet, much confusion still exists about the appropriate level of detail.

Experience Beats Credentials In The Emergency Room. What About The Boardroom?

After a doctor performs a procedure for the 60th time, we see better outcomes. Should we be thinking similarly about how we choose a CEO?

Internal Discontent Rises On Boards As Performance Pressures Grow, PwC Survey Finds

A whopping 46 percent of directors surveyed by PwC recently said that someone on their board should be replaced, and 21 percent said two or more fellow directors should be given the boot.

Purpose-Driven Company Culture Starts With The Board

Companies with purpose-driven cultures maintain a core values system of which employees are proud.

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.