John Flannery’s decision to remove most directors of General Electric is likely to have long-term reverberations not only at one of the nation’s iconic industrial and technology conglomerates but also in boardrooms far beyond GE’s.
Helpshift CEO Linda Crawford weighs in on why she felt compelled to come out of retirement to lead her company and the lack of women in decision-making positions in business.
With more and more activists sitting on boards today, it’s critical to develop strategies for dealing with their director. Here are 8 ways to make the activist marriage work.
Trian Fund Management LP CEO Nelson Peltz is looking to force his way onto Proctor & Gamble’s board of directors.
It would be easy to look at Penn Mutual’s board, 42% of which is now held by women and minorities, and credit Eileen McDonnell,...
The "home alone" CEO model may not be as effective as its cracked up to be, new research suggests.
Directors are also better prepared to deal with shareholder activism, new research finds.
On November 17th, in cities around the country, leaders will participate in a “National Conversation on Board Diversity.” This annual event, led by 2020 Women on Boards, is running a national campaign to increase the percentage of women on U.S. company boards to 20% or greater by 2020.
One of the first rules of great leadership is knowing who to turn to for help. This has been evident time and again with effective captains of industry and great U.S. Presidents. No CEO alone possesses all the required skills, which is why the people they surround themselves with are crucial.
Why do HR leaders boast about “earning a seat at the board table” when any other function head on the leadership team—CFO, COO, CMO, CIO, CDO—just comes in and sits down?