Here’s What Board Directors Think: 2017 Survey

Every year, NYSE Governance Services and Spencer Stuart collaborate to survey directors of publicly traded companies to check their pulse on the challenges and best practices of corporate directorship in the United States. this year, in the 14th annual “What Directors Think” survey, more than 600 board members shared their thoughts about the unpredictability that characterized 2016 and the skill sets needed to navigate the uncertainty ahead. This report presents our key findings.


Melanie C. Nolen
Melanie is research editor for Corporate Board Member and Chief Executive. She has more than ten years of experience writing for the corporate and financial industry across Canada and the United States. She is based in Nashville, Tennessee.