Board Governance

preparing for next proxy season

Board Governance: Preparing For Next Proxy Season

Proxy season went well for the majority of boards, says Virginia Rhodes, lead consultant at Meridian Compensation Partners. She shares lessons for boards about the most recent proxy season and how they can prepare for the next one.

The New Corporation: Reimagining Organizations In The Age Of Amazon

Ram Charan shares his insights on the need for boards and companies to embrace digital transformation. He has practical advice on how boards can help their companies take advantage of this new opportunity.
Lack of term limits is a big reason for lack of boardroom diversity

Lack Of Term Limits Hinders Boardroom Diversity

There are multiple reasons why boards aren’t as diversified as they should be. Lack of term limits is a big one, says Dale Jones, President and CEO of Diversified Search.

The Tinged Tiffany Network: CBS Opens Its’ Eye

CBS should have suspended former CEO Les Moonves and conducted a more prompt investigation, let alone not given him the keys to the company’s pay vault and the weapon of governance litigation to fight board oversight.

Surviving Activist Shareholders, Passive Index Funds and Corporate Crises

A look back at the first half of 2018 shows that shareholder activism continues at record pace, passive asset managers are growing larger and have found their ESG-centric voice.

Jeff Bezos On Innovation: Five Big Takeaways

A recent interview shares insights into how Jeff Bezos thinks about strategy and innovation, and structures his personal activities and those of the company to get done what he wants to get done. Here are five useful takeaways.

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.