Two CEOs looking out of office window

7 July, 2021

Two CEOs, no drama: ground rules for co-leadership

Leonard, the chairman of a global consumer goods company, was wondering what to do with the two co-CEOs running the firm. While it had seemed a great idea to have two individuals at the helm, this arr...
King chess piece and pawns

3 June, 2021

Do CEOs matter?

As a young man of 20 in his first job at a state-owned enterprise in China, Guoli Chen found sen...
Group of colleagues in the sun

30 March, 2021

The group dynamics that define well-functioning boards

From the outside, it’s not so difficult to distinguish well-functioning corporate boards from problem-plagued ones. Healthy, successful boards are those that make wise decisions, within a reasonable...
Brain showing AI in processes

15 January, 2021

Firms forge ahead with AI adoption despite a lack of skills on boards

More than two-thirds of boards intend to approve the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in the next year, although there appear to be significant hurdles to successful integration. The ...
Head shape with AI digital circuits

5 August, 2020

AI survey: how is your business integrating artificial intelligence?

Board Agenda's Corporate Leadership in AI & Emerging Technology Survey has been launched in partne...
Covid-19 Risk Survey

15 July, 2020

Risk report reveals pandemic forced companies to review strategy

Almost 60% of companies are reviewing their business strategy as a result of the pandemic, while 43% of senior business leaders say Covid-19 is a fundamental threat to their organisations, according t...
crisis management

18 June, 2020

Crisis leadership and the role of the board

Board Agenda's latest podcast episode aims to explore crisis leadership, a pressing issue in boardrooms during the current pandemic. Crises can have diverse origins: natural disasters, cyb...
covid-19 leadership flattening the curve

26 May, 2020

What Covid-19 data can—and can’t—tell us about leadership

By now you will have seen, perhaps on a daily basis, statistics and charts tracing the state of the Covid-19 outbreak. Confirmed cases, recovered cases, active cases, deaths, the infection curve… th...
Jacinda Ardern

12 May, 2020

Ardern and Cuomo lead the way on crisis communications

A leader’s key weapon in battling any crisis is exceptional communication. The Mandarin word for crisis, "Wei Ji", combines two characters (危 机): danger and opportunity. How a business leader ma...
risk survey, risk management, climate

24 March, 2020

Leadership in risk: share your experiences

Covid-19 has forced national governments into radical action to protect their nations from the pandemic. Boards too are adjusting, transforming strategy and business models to manage their way through...