20 December, 2018

Survey reveals boards struggle with sustainability

Board members are confident that they understand the importance of addressing sustainability, but a new survey also reveals that leadership teams are still grappling with how to build the right polici...
Secret Ned, sustainability, sustainable business

27 July, 2018

Survey to reveal sustainability thinking among boards

  The Leadership in Corporate Sustainability Survey has been launched by Board Agenda in partnership with Mazars, the international au...
AI, artificial intelligence, data

27 July, 2018

The technologies senior leaders plan to deploy in the coming years

Despite all the hype, augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, blockchain and 3D printing have had a small impact on businesses in the past few years. Big data analytics has had the biggest ...
corporate culture, business culture

6 November, 2017

European survey: boards struggle with culture

Almost two-thirds of European company directors work on boards that either fall short of giving corporate culture significant attention, or fail to include it in their formal risk-manage...
executive pay, remuneration, pay ratios

5 October, 2017

Give investors a greater say on executive pay

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, legislators in some countries moved to address corporate excesses by making shareholder votes on CEO pay mandatory. The United Kingdom mandated a non-binding ...
boardroom

21 September, 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...
Corporate culture, corporate values

12 September, 2017

Take part in the European corporate culture survey

There is still time to take part in Board Agenda's  Leadership in Corporate...

31 August, 2017

The three Es of effective board leadership: an INSEAD study

Boards of directors often get media attention when something goes wrong. The board of VW
Corporate culture, corporate values

20 June, 2017

European survey to reveal how boards are shaping corporate culture

There is much debate about corporate culture, but a new research project will attempt to lift the lid on how companies set about creating and monitoring the cultures in their organisations.
organisational politics

1 June, 2017

Organisational politics can be an asset to strategy execution

Dysfunctional politics can sink an organisation, but it can also be a force for good. This makes many executives frown, but the reality is that politics is normal—and too often a hidden barrier to e...