A recent survey suggests that sitting CEOs may actually be less effective directors than non-CEOs, citing the responses of 79 percent of directors who said sitting CEOs were no more effective in the role than non-CEOs.Read More »
Boards of Directors
Shareholder expectations have evolved, and they're not just focused on profits. According to an Ernst & Young report, in 2010 most shareholder proposals were resolutions focused on social and environmental issues. And shareholder support of these proposals has increased nine-fold since 2005.Read More »
Do companies really pay for performance? ChiefExecutive explores the questions that board compensation committees and shareholders are asking: how do you link short and long-term pay to performance while neither overpaying nor underpaying the CEO?Read More »
A new public database, ProxyMonitor.com, that tracks shareholder proposals among large companies shows distinct patterns in union-driven activism.Read More »
Why board members should know the value of their CEO.Read More »
A downturn makes taking risk more daunting than ever—and more necessary.Read More »
Backed by Dodd-Frank, activists are coming on stronger than ever. With the new Say-on-Pay stipulation, all shareholders will have a voice in the issue of executive compensation (even if they're not binding). What other issues will you face and how should you deal with them?Read More »
Increasingly, when CEOs find themselves in a tough spot, they have come to rely on members of their board to roll up their sleeves and pitch in.
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