Tag: CEO scandal

Preparedness Is Key To Surviving Corporate Scandals

Scandals can and will continue to happen suddenly and without warning. This could be a major cultural moment for your company, so make sure you are ready. 

The Tinged Tiffany Network: CBS Opens Its’ Eye

CBS should have suspended former CEO Les Moonves and conducted a more prompt investigation, let alone not given him the keys to the company’s pay vault and the weapon of governance litigation to fight board oversight.

What Can We Learn From Les Moonves?

Les Moonves was wired in a way that he understood public taste better than anyone. Why did his instinct desert him when he needed it most?

Moonves Situation A Challenge For The CBS Board

With allegations of sexual misconduct swirling around CBS chief executive officer Leslie Moonves, the network giant’s board of directors has also come under scrutiny over how they’ve handled the situation.

Why Papa John’s Board Chose The ‘Poison Pill’

The Papa John’s International Inc. board of directors took a drastic step when it moved forward with a “poison pill” stockholder rights plan.

Safeguarding Corporate Reputation In The Age Of Social Activism

In this age of social activism, powerful forces are fueling a fundamental shift—not only in the influence of social media but also in the rise and fall of brands and leaders.

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.