Director Roles & Responsibilities

American Water Co.’s Susan Story On Balancing CEO And Director Duties

American Water Co.’s Susan Story talks with Corporate Board Member about how she balances her CEO and director duties on multiple boards.
workplace culture

Five Ways To Build A Better Culture

Culture isn’t something that someone proclaims or dictates it’s not something that just happens. The best cultures are built and sustained over time.

Why Directors Should Adopt A Triple Bottom Line

More than ever before, board directors find themselves with a unique platform and an expectation from growing numbers of employees to shape societal discourse and go beyond traditionally-defined CSR.

Tesla’s Chair Needs To Get Five Things Right To Succeed

Newly-minted Tesla board chair Robyn Denholm’s real title is Elon Musk’s alter-ego - someone he can bounce ideas off and keep him out of regulatory trouble.

Six Tips For Improving Diversity In The Boardroom

California's law sparked a nationwide conversation on whether or not forcing quotas in the boardroom is a way to solve the lack of diversity on boards. But quotas or not, here are six ways for boards to improve diversity.
inefficient processes

How To Stop Inefficiency From Sinking Your Business

"It works well enough for now," should never be an excuse for remaining with inefficient processes. Adaptable companies take more risks and spend more time innovating than those who content themselves with subpar processes — but they also tend to survive longer.

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.