Director Roles & Responsibilities

Look Before You Leap In Deciding To Join A Board

Knowing which kind of board to join requires balancing realities of the work against personal preferences. The more honest you are with yourself, the better board member you will be.  

Operating With A Corporate Citizenship Mentality

We’ve observed a growing demand for corporations to implement sustainable and fair practices that go beyond the interests of the organization.

Parity Power: Making A Difference In The Boardroom

The challenge isn’t just making it onto a board–it’s making a difference once you’re there. Once at the table, overcoming subconscious biases, assumptions and social and professional practices can hinder women directors.

Australian Boards Now Nearly 30% Female, Without Quotas

According to a recent report, Australia is “the first country in the world to achieve 30% gender diversity in top 100 boardrooms without regulatory intervention or quotas.”

To Deal With Disruptive Technologies And Innovations, Boards Must Look Inward

At a time when every aspect of business seems to entail technology directly or indirectly, it’s little wonder that digital disruptions are featuring more heavily than ever among boards’ top concerns.

The Board’s Role in Strategy: Lessons Learned from GE

Here are nine questions that the GE board of directors might have asked during Jeff Immelt’s tenure that may have reduced the $449 billion of shareholder value lost.

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.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.