Sometimes the biggest lessons in life come from the most unexpected places. Maybe it’s something you read or overheard at a coffee shop. Maybe it’s a podcast or a random conversation you have with an Uber driver. Maybe it’s something …Read more.
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Companies with women on their boards outperform companies with all-male boards. Image: Rawpixel/Unsplash Diversity among board members – in terms of gender, race, age, and disability status, among other factors – is of increasing importance to boards and to …Read more.
For those seeking a director role, a carefully crafted biography focused on potential contributions can be an important tool for success. Board service can be an enriching career move for any seasoned executive, but the widespread underrepresentation of women and …Read more.
Culture and talent gaining importance on the board agenda Almost every company today, regardless of sector or business model, is grappling with transformation and dealing with change at an unprecedented scale and pace. It is in this context that culture …Read more.
Adam Bryant: Managing Director at Merryck & Co. For the next installment of our interview series called “The New Director’s Chair,” my colleague David Reimer, the CEO of Merryck & Co. Americas, and I sat down with Shellye Archambeau, the …Read more.
Posted by Renée B. Adams (University of Oxford), Ali C. Akyol (University of Melbourne), and Patrick Verwijmeren (Erasmus University & University of Melbourne) Editor’s Note: Renée B. Adams is Professor of Finance at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School; Ali C. Akyol is Senior Lecturer at …Read more.
Gender Parity on Corporate Boards: Take a Lesson From the Ivy League # 2 In Trewstar’s Series: Let’s Change the Conversation After the conversation had percolated for decades – bolstered by studies and commissions, but little progress – it was …Read more.
Last year was one to remember for America. We inaugurated a new President, experienced a total solar eclipse, withdrew from the Paris Agreement and witnessed the rise of several significant social movements. One that particularly grabbed everyone’s interest was the …Read more.
Too often, board minutes are regarded as a routine and even inconsequential part of the board’s proceedings. To that we say: Board members beware. With data breaches and other reputational crises on the rise, board minutes are reaffirming their important role …Read more.