Strategy & Risk Oversight

Adjusting Your Fight Plan: Business Strategy In The Age Of Agile Innovation

Three-to five-year business plans – once a staple of good governance – are a thing of the past as disruption increases and change quickens.

Want To Stay Relevant? Think Like An Activist Investor

For corporate boards and their companies, the only real protection from an activist investor is to consistently turn in an excellent performance.

What Immelt’s Athenahealth Chair Appointment Really Means

For Athenahealth, bringing in former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt as chairman is far beyond a typical board appointment.

Balancing Company Needs, Constituencies In Guiding Uses Of Tax-Cut Windfall

Boards can help deploy savings from the tax cuts to benefit their companies and workers not only immediately but also for years to come.

The Pursuit of Board Agility

The willingness or ability to address emerging threats or uncomfortable matters remains too low and slow.

Corporate Social Responsibility In A Volatile World

Reluctance to recognize the linkages between corporate social responsibility and violent extremism could affects companies’ bottom lines.

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.