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Boards of Directors

Board Announcements

Walt Disney’s Board of Directors extended Chairman and CEO Bob Iger’s contract through 2016. … Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of Instagram, has been named to the Wal-Mart board. Systrom will help Walmart move its digital strategy forward.

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Great Boards Have Great Dynamics

Tom Saporito Sept-Oct 2014

There are “good” boards and then there are “great” boards. Increasingly, research points to the link between effective board dynamics and shareholder value. In fact, 73% of directors polled in a recent study indicated that “great” boards are a substantial component of corporate success.

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High-Performance Boards Are the Future

Chief executives run the company, but the board of directors must also lead the organization on the most crucial issues. Monitoring is still important. Governance matters. But the time has come for boards to rebalance their responsibilities. Directors need to know when to take charge, when to partner and when to stay out of the way.

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