Director Roles & Responsibilities

How Innovation And Diversification Can Disrupt Board Conflict Of Interest Protocols

Corporate diversification/business model evolution are recalibrating competition and straining the effectiveness of board conflict-of-interest policies.

Why Boards Must Approach Human Capital As A Competitive Advantage

In this episode, Michael Steib, CEO & director with XO Group Inc. and outside board member with Ally Financial, shares how boards and management should approach discussions of human capital.

The Board’s Growing Cyber Imperative

When it comes to cybersecurity, directors must focus both on “protecting the house” and “protecting the product.”

Building An Effective Board-CFO Relationship

Tony Crudele, former CFO of Tractor Supply Company and current Lead Director of Hibbett Sports, Inc., shares his views on what CFOs should expect from boards and what boards should expect from CFOs.

Disney Adds Two Tech-Savvy CEOs To Its Board Of Directors

Walt Disney Co. added two CEOs with strong backgrounds in technology to its board of directors this week, bringing Oracle Corp. CEO Safra Catz and Illumina Inc. CEO Francis A. DeSouza into the fold.

Guidance For Documenting Board & Committee Minutes

Well-documented board minutes are critical. Yet, much confusion still exists about the appropriate level of detail.

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.