Board Governance

The First 30 Days: The New Rules of Corporate Crisis Management

In 2019 and beyond, a board’s reflexes need to be finely honed—and that means throwing out the standard drill for response and remediation.

A Second Wave of #MeToo Lawsuits Could Be Coming Soon

Corporate boards may need to prepare to defend against #MeToo lawsuits that expand beyond harassment claims as early as next year, according to the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD). Here's what directors need to know.

Why Directors Must Rethink A Company’s Purpose Statement

A brand purpose should be the reason for your operations and an essential component of your organization’s DNA. If your brand statement feels a little stale, it might be time to take it back to the drawing board.

Board Governance Dimensions: Which Correlate Most With Positive Organizational Outcomes?

Fair compensation and regular communication can serve as building blocks for the most important aspect of CEO/board partnerships—trust.

Best Ways To Onboard Someone To The Compensation Committee

Ani Huang of the Center on Executive Compensation talked with Corporate Board Member about best practices for onboarding a compensation committee chair and the increasing public awareness of executive compensation.

Dismissing The So-Called New Principles of Corporate Governance

The reputation of business trust is below that of Congress, so the Business Roundtable decided what’s needed is a charm offensive. More than likely, it will backfire.

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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.