Boards

Boards—And CEOs—Should Expect Greater Scrutiny On Pay

Public company CEOs are on notice: Boards may need to reevaluate compensation models to be sure they don’t unfairly enrich executives.

Getting The Most From An Interim Leader

How to take advantage of the interim's expertise to ensure that, when the time is right, the permanent hire hits the ground running. 

Preparing For The Wave Of Covid Lawsuits

It's hard to imagine a company that won’t have a worker who contracts the coronavirus before this is over. CEOs and their boards should begin mapping out strategies now.

Getting Pressured To Sell? Here’s How One CEO Fended Off Icahn’s Hostile Bid

During the Great Recession, the activist investor lodged a coup at Clorox to put the company in play—but then-CEO Don Knauss kept control by keeping his board close.

Farley Ascends As Ford CEO With Departure Of Hackett

Former Steelcase chief never really displayed the vision thing, so Bill Ford turns to a proven internal riser in Farley

Should Bonuses Happen This Year?

With no speedy economic recovery in sight, leaders are trying to figure out if they can pay bonuses this year – and what happens if they don’t.

How Can Boards Be Supportive In A Disruptive Environment?

The role a company’s board should play during times of extreme disruption is a mix of art and science. Questions for both directors and CEOs to consider.

What Your Board Is Going Through

As CEOs grapple with one of the biggest crises of their tenures, they may or may not be aware of the how those challenges are being felt in the boardroom.

Leading A Distributed Workforce: Keys from Collins, Christensen, Drucker and Deming

For advice on how to catch up to the future of work—and do it well—consider the timeless insights of the masters of management theory.

To Succeed, C-Suites And Boards Should Focus On Failure

The decision you're making may be right—but you'll feel far more confident if you can come up with all the ways it might be wrong.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence In 2021 Economic Recovery Strengthens In September

In a survey of more than 600 CEOs, 4 out of 5 forecast a positive business environment by this time next year—if a vaccine is found and the presidential election goes off smoothly.