Research suggests the forced departure of a chief executive may be viewed as a governance failure by shareholders.
Before you accept the nomination, conduct an informal audit to ensure you understand the board dynamics, your responsibilities and how you can add value.
Qualities that are prized in executive life must be left at the boardroom door as a non-executive director. So what do boards look for in a new recruit?
Research conducted by Fidelio Partners reveals what it takes to reach the top roles, and succeed, around the boardroom table—for both male and female executives.
The barriers preventing women entering boardrooms in greater numbers are various and complex, but new recruiting policies, female networks and mentoring schemes can all be used to help women climb higher.
You may be an experienced operator, but it doesn’t mean you can skip reading your board papers or assume you know everything, says the Secret NED.
Achieving the Davies Review target of women making up 25% of board membership in the FTSE 100 forced many first-time appointments. But what should women be doing to launch their non-executive careers?
Non-executive appointments may seem like a natural progression for many but enthusiasm for a first role should not be allowed to crush caution.
Chairing an audit committee is a natural progression for many non-executives. But what’s involved in stepping up to supervise the auditors and the accounts?
Your brain may fool you into accepting poor appointments, so what should you do about it?