Crisis Management

Employee Activism Is Coming To A Board Near You

This year alone, employees have been particularly willing to publicly confront companies for wage increases, benefits and other concessions. These actions can potentially pose significant challenges for corporate boards.

The Risks and Benefits of Internal Investigations

Because corporate or executive wrongdoing may result in criminal prosecution, large civil fines, substantial damages, and negative publicity, a carefully-planned and well-executed investigation is critical.

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.

Tactical Considerations In Preemptive #MeToo Investigations

When it comes to #MeToo, should boards undertake preemptive strikes and get ahead of potential issues by commissioning “clean bill of health” investigations before allegations arise?

2018 In The Boardroom: The Big Takeaways For Directors

Big issues dominated the boardrooms of America in 2018, with board composition, investor influence, ESG and #MeToo/culture management issues taking center stage.

Les Moonves And The Failures of The CBS Board

Just as the CBS board once ignored Les Moonves' alleged misconduct, they now face a new distraction from the departed CEO.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

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.