Director Roles & Responsibilities

Indra Nooyi’s Leadership Should Inspire Male-Female Mentorship

Don’t focus on the negative aspect of Indra Nooyi stepping aside. Focus on the incredible corporate, cultural and financial advancements that were enjoyed under her leadership and spread those statistics. Mentor the next generation.

Six Steps To Monitor Culture From The Board Level

Boards collectively and directors individually know that culture plays an integral role in how the company operates. It is incumbent upon them to monitor, evaluate and, when necessary, step in to implement change.

Susan Salka: Boardroom Diversity Is More Than Just Filling Quotas

Susan Salka, CEO of AMN Healthcare as well as a board member with both AMN and McKesson, reflects on the changing tide of diversity inclusion, both in the workplace and on the boardroom.

Amid GDPR Regulations, Data Privacy Is A C-Suite Priority

We’re three months into the European Union's implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and many companies are still struggling with how best to comply with the new rules. Boards need to make data privacy an organizational priority.

New Thinking On Board Evaluations: Give Directors Feed-Forward

In addition to a thorough evaluation of full board and committee effectiveness, individual director feedback should be a component of a robust board assessment.

Elon Musk’s Tesla Twitter SEC Turmoil: Why Boards Should Pay Attention

By floating the idea that he might work to take Tesla private last week, founder and CEO Elon Musk brought on serious SEC scrutiny after the stock spiked in the wake of his tweet.

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.