Tag: strategy

In Creating Strategic Teams, Boards and CEOs Need To Be On...

When designing teams to work as agents of making strategy happen, the CEO and the board needs to be on the same page with the answers to these three questions.

Why Boards Must Align Sustainability Issues With Long-Term Strategy

Many boards are still trying to reconcile the relationship between sustainability, strategy, and shareholder value, which can vary significantly from one organization to the next.

How Boards Can Accelerate Growth With A Zero-Based Mindset

Boards must also step up to work in tandem with executives in overseeing the execution of more holistic, sustainable corporate strategies.

Nokia Chairman Risto Siilasmaa On The Value Of Alternative Thinking

When I first joined the Nokia board of directors in 2008, a typical meeting with top management went like this: The leadership team presented...

The Barnes & Noble Boardroom Crisis

Four CEOs at Barnes & Noble in five years? That is more than a pattern. It indicates something at the board level isn’t working.

Keys To Combating Strategic Failures

For directors leading the strategic development process for an organization, understanding what can go wrong can be just as important as understanding the process itself.

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.