Why is That Crummy Guy Still on Your Board?

June 17, 2019 All Industries

Everyone on your board knows who the weak link is. Maybe it’s someone who has a spotty attendance record. It could be the person that doesn’t read the board notes but shows up for the coffee and schmoozing. You know who he is (& likely it is a he because 76 % of U.S. board seats are held by men, according to Spencer Stuart). Yet, even when boards conduct an annual evaluation the weakest board member remains on the board of directors. Why?

Looking Ahead Video Series

June 3, 2019

Al Dominick, CEO of DirectorCorps, shares the concept behind the Looking Ahead board leadership series that explores emerging ideas and opportunities with today’s key executives and directors.

Human Capital Management – New Regulation Taking Shape

May 31, 2019 All Industries

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee voted to ask the SEC to investigate whether public companies should be required to disclose information around the idea of human capital management. Analysis is underway. While it won’t impact you this proxy season, here’s what you need to know.

ESG Shareholder Proposals

May 8, 2019 All Industries

2019 could be the year of the human, at least where shareholder proposals are concerned. Proposals this year run the gamut, from talent and diversity, to battling plastics and opioids. A snapshot of four human issues making the rounds at annual meetings.

How Targeted Companies Best Handle Internal Forecasts

April 2, 2019 All Industries

Heads up! Your company has been targeted for a takeover, and senior leadership needs to handle with grace and ideally, limited negative media. How can the board position the company well with multiple sets of internal forecasts? And how can the board whittle them down to one, defensible forecast before a lawsuit hits?