Vol. 40 Nbr. 2, January 2016
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- An angry electorate.
- Refreshing the 'gang'.
- Building a team of experts: addressing the crisis du jour by appointing a single-subject expert to the board can be a misguided tactic.
- The audit committee's full agenda for 2016: as its core agenda becomes more complex, so too are the new risks landing on the audit committees plate.
- A compelling alternative to stock options.
- Do you have a gang on your board?
- Two 'must have' tools for harnessing your board's value.
- The dark side of board characters': there are directors who are out of synch with everyone else, to the point of disrupting the proceedings and causing damage to the board's collaborative culture.
- Crisis-bred schizophrenics: the 2008 financial meltdown bred a whole new cast of characters in my and other CEOs' boardrooms.
- My life on boards, from the one-star (ugh) to the six-star (yes!): here are half a dozen stories that illustrate both how important boards can be and how, when poorly managed, they can be meaningless, or worse.
- Bullying: One of the greatest risks to the organization: the CEO often is the CBO (Chief Bullying Officer), but more and more common are activist shareholders who bully boards and CEOs to force change that can run counter to the sustainability of the enterprise.
- Maggie Wilderotter on ROI--return on impact: interview with a corporate leader who sees her role as bringing out the best in people.
- D&O Insurance trends for 2016: this year promises a puzzling risk landscape for director liability.
- Board succession: getting it right: a strong board needs a strong director succession plan. Many effective public and private boards employ practices similar to ours.
- An inside view: how risk is shaping the future of boards.
- Book it: best bets for board reading.
- How boards can have maximum impact on digital strategy: before embarking on transformative strategic changes tied to digital technologies, companies should take steps to create more agile cultures.
- Directors Roster: a quarterly record of new director appointments.
- Why 2016 should be the year boards get ahead of the regulators on ethics and compliance oversight.
- Before you say yes to a board invitation: 10 due diligence tactics.
- Audit and risk governance: how does your board rank?
- Avoid these pitfalls in planning your strategy.
- 'Trapper John,' corporate director: in memoriam: Wayne Rogers played an important role in the boardroom as he did on the TV screen.