CEO Succession

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.
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Understanding the Importance of the Board’s Role in Succession Planning

A pair of experts talk about the importance of board involvement in leadership and executive development to combat the ripple left in the wake of a departing leader.

The Barnes & Noble Boardroom Crisis

Four CEOs at Barnes & Noble in five years? That is more than a pattern. It indicates something at the board level isn’t working.

Preparing Future Leaders For The C-Suite

Companies benefit long-term when they prioritize the professional development of their employee leaders, because it cultivates an organizational strength and sustainability that spans generations of leadership.

Xerox Proxy Battle Hinged On CEO Conflict

For ousted Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson, the perception (echoed by a judge) that he was pushing forward with a merger deal with Fujifilm to save his own job proved too much to overcome.

Xerox: It Didn’t Have To End This Way

Xerox, the company that gave us the ethernet, the mouse, the graphical user interface, and the PC has succumbed as much to technology disruption as to corporate rot.

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.