Board Effectiveness

Board Oversight: Fostering An Ethically Competitive Company

Establishing a competitive culture and incentivizing employee performance is a critical component of any financially thriving company. But what happens when the competitive pendulum swings too far?

The Next-Gen Director Dilemma

Board refreshment may be a red-hot topic, but few boards actually have a gen-xer—or millennial—at the table. We talked to three directors under the age of 50 about the realities of boardroom generational diversity.
Howard Brownstein, P&F Industries

What To Consider When Forming Strategic Board Committees

Howard Brownstein, a board member with P&F Industries, outlines advice for boards that are considering forming a committee around the strategy and risk management functions of board oversight.

The Four Principles of Corporate Innovation

Board directors face a stark choice: Develop a viable approach to innovation at their organization or face a slow and agonizing descent to irrelevance.

Keys To Improving Board Committee Evaluations

Mike Berthelot, a board member with Fresh Del Monte Produce and long-time outside facilitator of board evaluations, joins TK Kerstetter to discuss how boards can better orchestrate committee evaluations.

Inside The Innovation Stack

Understanding the “Innovation Stack” – the hierarchy of innovation efforts that have emerged in large organizations - is critical for boards.

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.