Fred Davidson was stifling in the unbearable heat that midsummer’s day in 2002. Temperatures in the corrugated steel warehouse late that evening hovered around...
Uber and investor Goldman Sachs have made a proposal to the board that would reduce Kalanick’s voting power, while expanding the power of new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi in preparation for an initial public offering sometime in the next two years.
For Equifax to turn things around and get back on solid footing with consumers and investors alike, the board will be forced to act in a way that governing bodies usually do not.
When it comes to politics, U.S. corporate boards are, in some cases, as polarized as the general population, according to a Harvard Business Review survey of directors of public and private U.S.-based companies.
It seems a familiar story these days—a company on rocky ground for a few quarters suddenly finds itself rudderless as the chief executive is let go or departs for greener pastures. In the resulting vacuum, the pressure to make an immediate hire can be intense. But companies are well served to think carefully about whether they truly need a "corporate savior" who can devise and carry out a turnaround strategy in short order, or whether a long-term leader is better suited to lead the company back to market success.
A rising level of shareholder activism is driving changes in board oversight at corporations of all sizes around the country, according to governance experts.
Mid-market firms must have policies in place to ensure they are neither promoting nor bearing the brunt of governmental favoritism.
While private companies are not required to have boards of directors, some may want to. Here are 6 reasons why having a board in a private company is a good idea.
Is it possible for a CEO to bear the brunt of responsibility with a crisis that festered before she was in charge? Can a company with a poor track record in corporate integrity ever do enough with new transparency measures to acquire a good reputation?
Sheryl Sandberg may have prompted a new conversation across business about “leaning in,” but surely the Facebook COO and champion of female CEOs everywhere didn’t actually mean to create a silly season for gender-policing pundits. There are lessons here for companies that sincerely try to elevate women executives.