Companies that undertake major leadership changes tend to engage in one of the more cryptic rituals of expression known to humankind. They issue a CEO-departure press release. In often clichéd and convoluted language, they say executives decided to leave to …Read more.
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Season seven of Game of Thrones marks the year of the all -powerful woman! Men take a back seat as Cersei, Protector of the Seven Kingdoms and Daenerys, Mother of Dragons, battle it out to determine who will control Westeros, …Read more.
There’s been some interesting chatter this week in board governance. As the proxy season comes to a close, voting data has revealed some interesting trends in shareholder proposals. In addition, we’re seeing a media focus on age diversity in the …Read more.
More often than not, mergers and acquisitions fail to deliver on their intended value—a testament to the complexity of M&A activity. However, despite the risks, mergers and acquisitions can also present a host of opportunities for pivoting strategies, growing customer …Read more.
Last week, we launched Next Gen Board Leaders, a joint initiative with Spencer Stuart and Nasdaq designed to highlight the value that a younger generation can bring to emerging areas of board oversight. One such emerging area is cyber risk, which has been elevated in the …Read more.
Protesters can cause havoc at an AGM, and corporate secretaries are on the front line in making sure boards cope and corporate reputations remain intact As the polarized political environment seeps into the investment world, former corporate secretaries and governance …Read more.
The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for, “How do you deal with favoritism at the office?” is written by Coco Brown, founder …Read more.
The argument, “we just can’t find ‘qualified women’ to serve on our board,” is nothing new, but honestly I am surprised how much I continue to hear it. It is trite, so last century and, most importantly, not true. What …Read more.