Strategy & Risk Oversight

When A Merger Isn’t The Best Idea

Despite the complexity of M&A, these principles to guide companies away from acquisition or merger—or guide them towards it—are simple.
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Are Boards Spending Enough Time On Strategy?

Corporate Board Member spoke with directors at the annual Boardroom Summit event in New York City this past April about why strategy is so important, and why directors should be spending more time on it. 

Reshaping Board Oversight In An Era of Technology & Disruption

Sheila Hooda joins TK Kerstetter to discuss how today’s business and technology landscapes are evolving and, most importantly, what boards should be doing to keep pace.
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Boards Should Look Beyond on Performance Metrics

Companies lose sight of the bigger picture when focused on performance metrics, argues Jerry Z. Muller, author of “The Tyranny of Metrics.”

GE Evolves In The Age Of Disruption

Today, GE is going through is a disruption that will repeat itself in waves throughout the corporate universe.

Decision-Making Lessons Directors Can Learn From Fighter Pilots

A decision cycle regime developed for fighter pilots may offer board members insights into making sound decisions quickly.

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.