In a New Era for Boards, Culture Is Key

Today, with less implicit understanding among directors about how the board should behave, it’s more important than ever to define and manage a board culture to facilitate constructive interactions between board members. For boards striving to be more dynamic, performance-oriented and shareholder focused, getting culture right is key. What is board culture?

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Tenets of Good Corporate Governance

The five Tenets of Good Corporate Governance is a report published by ACCA which looks at the interrelation between businesses and society over the years and the importance of good corporate governance.

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The Why, When And How Of Board Refreshment

The composition of the board must reflect the company’s current strategy. Strategy evolves and as such, so must the board. This article discusses the importance of board refreshment, and looks how boards can embrace the opportunities provided by the pace and scale of change.

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What Directors Think

Every year, Corporate Board Member 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 their 15th annual What Directors Think Survey, 230 board members shared their overwhelming concern of being ill-equipped to keep […]

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The Board’s Role in Strategy: Getting the Process Right

Company strategies evolve and shift quickly today, due to acquisitions, new competitors or emerging technology adoption. So boards need to take a fresh look at how they think about strategy. This can help the board contribute to the success of the company’s long-term strategic plan.

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A Time for Boards to Act

According to a new survey, directors see good operations and effective execution of key board activities linking with stronger self-reported performance, suggesting that value can flow from improving the way boards work.

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2018 Governance Outlook- Projections on Emerging Board Matters

2018 Governance Outlook: Projections on Emerging Board Matters is NACD’s first publication of its kind, designed to give corporate directors and senior executives a comprehensive overview of major business and governance issues likely to demand board focus over the coming year. The report begins with an introduction from NACD, highlighting survey findings about leading board […]

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How Boards Will Look in Ten Years

The work of boards and their chairs is likely to change significantly. More women and a wider array of professionals are likely to fill future boards, while technology will play a bigger role in their work.

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Heidrick & Struggles – Inside the Digital Boardroom

Heidrick & Struggles hosted two roundtable board discussions with corporate chairmen to consider how the digital revolution has driven innovation and customer experience in the financial services and consumer sectors.

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The 5 Essential Qualities of a Non-executive Director

This is a brief, ICSA blog which examines the top five core qualities every Non-Executive Director needs.

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