Crisis Management

Mark Weinberger: ‘I’m Always Optimistic’

Not much fazes the former CEO of EY, who joined the boards of J&J, MetLife and Aramco just in time for the triple threat of a global pandemic, social unrest and political upheaval to hit. His take? Business will step up and survive. Here’s how.

Boards Must Avoid Dysfunction Over Political Spending

Corporate directors should expect to be pressured over the next weeks and months to disclose who their companies have donated to in the past and what their plans for future political giving are.

Harvard’s Public Health Dean On How Boards Can Battle Covid

Business has been essential in combatting the illness—and will continue to be for as long as the threat remains. Smart advice for the tough months to come.

Stop Looking Back—So We Can Move Forward

What if we never go back to pre-Covid reality? The leaders who are able to accept that, and embrace the future, will be way ahead of those attempting to return to the past.

Can We Save Capitalism From Itself?

Roger Martin, who Ford's Jim Hackett called "my generation's Peter Drucker," explains what ails our beloved system and how we can fix it by realizing 'slack is not the enemy.'

Why Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine Could Fail, And How Corporate Leaders Can Make Sure It...

If we really to turn the corner on Covid, we've got to get people to take a vaccine. That's going to take leadership.

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Director Confidence Falls To New Low In October

Corporate Board Member’s October reading of director sentiment shows continued decline in optimism among U.S. public company board members. More now expect business conditions to deteriorate over the coming year.