Information gap, jigsaw bridge

28 April, 2017

Information asymmetry is good for effective boards

Why do most boards work well, notwithstanding the information gap between managers and non-executive directors? Information asymmetry—the difference between the company-specific information avail...
Leadership

20 March, 2017

Leadership is all about setting the right tone at the top

What is tone at the top, and what does it mean for the role of non-executive directors? A survey by one leading consultancy has shown that: A resounding agreement from our respondents ...

25 January, 2017

The overstretched non-exec and balancing a portfolio

Non-executive directors who hold too many board positions are offering little more than "status-value" to the businesses they are supposed to serve, guide and support. Our latest research has found...
boardroom

14 January, 2017

Governance leaders to produce guidance on UK board decision-making

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Michelle Edkins

14 December, 2016

Invest in people

diversity

9 December, 2016

Guidance on board diversity issued

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Engaged boards

7 December, 2016

The need for engaged boards is more crucial than ever before

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boardroom

5 December, 2016

Courage ranked top boardroom trait

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male boards

2 December, 2015

It’s all about attitude

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Diversity

26 August, 2015

Moving beyond gender

There was some fanfare in UK boardrooms over the summer when the government announced that FTSE 100 firms had hit the target set for them in February. Women now hold a quarter of board directorship...