Director Roles & Responsibilities

Are Dual-Class Shares Having a Negative Effect on Boards?

Is the use of dual-class share structures beginning to have a negative effect on the board’s ability to practice good governance? The question has become notable because of the IPO of WeWork.

How Boards Miss The Mark On Composition

Kapila Anand, director at Extended Stay America, Omega Healthcare Investors, Elanco Animal Health, talks with us about trends in board composition.

Why Is Gender Equity Still Lagging In Leadership?

Numerous research reports indicate that having more women in leadership roles can lead to increased global GDP. So, if we all agree on the need and rationale, why is there not more change in the numbers of women in leadership roles?

Non-Financial Metrics Are Making Their Way Into The Compensation Discussion

Corporate Board Member caught up with R. Brad Oates to talk about the ways boards are aligning culture with long-term business strategy and the influx of non-financial metrics into a CEO’s compensation.

Female Directors’ Next Battle—Become Board Chair

After battling for years to increase their numbers on corporate boards, new research suggests that women directors are gearing up for a new offensive—appointment as board chair.

In Creating Strategic Teams, Boards and CEOs Need To Be On The Same Page

When designing teams to work as agents of making strategy happen, the CEO and the board needs to be on the same page with the answers to these three questions.

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.