With all due respect to Milton Friedman, purpose doesn’t happen at the expense of profits; it happens in support of profits. To be a strategic value driver that enables a company to achieve the greatest returns from its investments, purpose must be baked into the DNA of the company.
Here is a practical list of key considerations for new directors as they join a board. With those principles in mind, and equipped with their informed business judgment, directors can better fulfill their duties to the company and protect themselves.
During times of dramatic change, boards must necessarily play a disproportionate leadership role in transformation. To do so, they must begin by asking the right questions.
The M&A landscape has changed dramatically and will only continue to evolve as more deals get made. Here are 7 items directors should consider before doing M&A deals in today’s environment.
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.