Board Effectiveness

Disruption Is A Clarion Call To Boards For Governance Renewal

The skills, processes and structures that got today’s boards where they are now will not be the same in the future. This is a call for boardroom reform.

Dealing With Problem Directors

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

Corporate Board Member Institute

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.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Directors’ Outlook For Economy Dims To Pre-Vaccine Levels On Inflation Fears

Our gauge of U.S. public company board member confidence is now just 3 percent above where it was last fall, before Covid-19 vaccines were released.