Shareholder Activism Puts Short-Term Pressure on the Board.


At your organization, to what extent has short-term pressure from external sources compromised management's focus on long-term strategic goals?

Director Education:

* 45% of board respondents said not enough time was allocated to director education in board meetings over the last 12 months.

* The amount of time directors currently dedicate to formal education is 21 hours annually, a slight increase from last year, when it was 18.5 hours.

Board Evaluations

* 60% of respondents now evaluate individual director performance in the evaluation process, up from 41 % last...

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