Board Governance

Business Ethics

The Board’s Role In Curbing Ethical Issues

Pat Harned, CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), joins Corporate Board Member for part two of our conversation with her about ethics. She talks about the role the board plays in curbing...
Pat Harned, CEO of Ethics and Compliance Initiative

Ethics and Compliance Initiative CEO On The Dispiriting Trend of Retaliation

Pat Harned, CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), talks to us about the organization’s business ethics survey, trends in ethics—both good and bad, and more.
Onboarding a new director

Five Steps To Improve New Director Performance and Impact

Few companies tailor their onboarding process sufficiently, despite the wide range of experiences and tenures new directors bring. Here are five steps to get you started on onboarding new directors more effectively.

How Inovalon’s Board Of Directors Came Together

Keith Dunleavy has grown Inovalon, a company that produces a cloud-based data analytics platform for the healthcare industry, significantly in 20 years as CEO. But he wouldn’t have done it without what he calls, “a phenomenal board of directors.”

The Different Reasons Your Board Is Dysfunctional

Board dysfunction may be an easily fixed matter such as a lack of information flowing, but in reality it probably includes something bigger at stake. Here are five common reasons your board has lost the ability to act as a cohesive unit.

What Directors Can Learn About The Fall Of Papa John Schnatter

Board members could learn from the Papa John Schnatter's mistakes or others before him and prevent their own fall. Here's what they should know.

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.