- A director’s beliefs can prompt his or her departure when the company finds itself targeted by the public.
- Boards must drive the effort to answer a fundamental question: Why does our organization exist?
- November 14, 2019 by Matt PalmquistFirms facing pressure to add women to the board tend to increase the number of seats, not replace incumbent men — which dilutes the female directors’ power.
- At the 2019 meeting of CEO Action, chief executives talk about the challenge of fostering diversity and inclusion in their companies and industries.
- March 5, 2019 by Peter MontagnonFor boards, understanding and shaping the forces that drive behavior should move to center stage.
- Even the best digital fixes sometimes fail, but focusing on nontechnical factors can ensure your investment pays off.
- October 24, 2018 by Randall S. PetersonListen to the specialists on your board and adopt “qualified consensus” for decision making.
- April 5, 2018 by Ram CharanIs your board missing early warning signals that the chief executive is slipping?
- Building a culture of critical thinking and humility can spare companies from the ravages of excessive CEO confidence.
- June 21, 2017 by Laura W. GellerA new study on gender and ethnic diversity in corporate governance sets off alarms.
- May 15, 2017A graphic showing why more chief executives are being ousted for ethical lapses, and some tips on how to prevent missteps. For more insight, read “Are CEOs Less Ethical Than in the Past?”
- Why more chief executives are losing their jobs after scandals and corporate misconduct. See also “CEOs under Fire.”
- April 12, 2017 by Ken FavaroThe next generation of management needs to build its strategic acumen through real-world practice.
- February 22, 2017 by Theodore KinniIra M. Millstein, a leading light in corporate governance for decades, makes his case…again.
- February 14, 2017The number of women on corporate boards is increasing — and these directors value diversity in the workforce.
- January 31, 2017 by Ken FavaroShaping strategy should be an ongoing team effort of the CEO and directors, not just an annual exercise.
- December 22, 2016 by Ken FavaroYour strategic planning process and annual off-sites may be holding your directors back.
- November 21, 2016 by Tim LaseterYou can identify early signs of failure or success from a prospective CEO’s behavior.
- September 8, 2016 by Matt PalmquistWhen a company chooses to hold its shareholder meeting in a distant location or at an odd time, executives might be trying to avoid revealing bad news.
- April 27, 2016 by Paula LoopToday’s rapidly changing technology environment often has boards scrambling to keep up. The best way to do so lies in recruiting more digital expertise while improving the quality of conversations.
- Why companies need directors with technological expertise.
- Directors facing complex corporate governance challenges can develop their capacity to think together about the implications of their decisions.
- August 13, 2015 by Matt PalmquistAttracting new employees and doing right by its current workforce aren’t the only factors that lead a company to adopt LGBT-friendly HR policies.
- August 3, 2015 by Ram CharanMany business leaders need to improve their perceptual acuity. Here’s how you can develop the ability to look around corners — and become a catalyst for change.
- The beverage alcohol world is ripe for disruption, and distributors who are willing to navigate the industry’s hurdles will find opportunities for growth.
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