Board Governance

Google’s Sam Srinivas On Making Employees Cybersecurity Assets

We spoke to Google’s Sam Srinivas about steps boards can take to help reduce the human error at their organizations.

The Board’s Role in Strategy: Lessons Learned from GE

Here are nine questions that the GE board of directors might have asked during Jeff Immelt’s tenure that may have reduced the $449 billion of shareholder value lost.

What Would Regulation Of Facebook Look Like?

Government regulation of Facebook now appears inevitable. But what would that regulation look like, what companies could be impacted, and what should your board be doing about it?

Elements of an Effective Onboarding Program

Julie Daum, Spencer Stuart’s North American Board Practice Leader, and Maria Morris, board member with S&P Global and Wells Fargo, highlight specific onboarding practices or tactics that have proven quite effective for today’s boards.

Picking Peers: A Step In The Executive Compensation Process

Peer group benchmarking is more complicated than it sounds. Here’s how to get it right.

How Boards Can Increase Engagement On Cybersecurity

Boards can no longer relegate cybersecurity to the IT department—but how exactly do they get engaged with people on the frontlines?

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.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.