As diversity on public company boards becomes an increasingly hot-button issue, more than 40% of the largest U.S. companies by revenue are disclosing their board’s composition in terms of gender, race or ethnicity, according to a new report from Equilar, Board …Read more.
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A few months ago, I spoke about culture and microbehaviors at a tech company’s conference in San Francisco. To illustrate what “microbehaviors” are and how they can cause a feeling of exclusion, I described the difficulty I often have as …Read more.
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.
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.
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.
5 Elements of a Successful Board Evaluation This is Part 3 in our blog series on Board Evaluations. In the previous post, we discussed the barriers that boards often face when conducting board evaluations. Self assessment can be an uncomfortable …Read more.