boardroom

21 August, 2017

Twelve questions to determine board effectiveness

In many countries, boards of directors (particularly those of large organisations) have functioned too long as black boxes. Directors’ focus has often—and understandably so—been...
Red Arrows, high-performing teams, board performance, board effectiveness, teamwork, PLC board performance

10 August, 2017

View from the chair: Kieran Moynihan on PE versus PLC board performance

When non-executive directors, chairmen, executives and investors are asked to identify high-performance boards that they have either sat on or engaged with, they inevitably point to private equity (PE...
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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