The Board Perspective Number 2
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The Board Perspective - Number 2

A collection of lapetitemort.info insights focusing on boards of directors

The Role of the Board

Article

How activist investors are transforming the role of public-company boards

– Collaboration between activists and traditional asset managers is changing the boardroom. Here’s how.
Article

How CFOs can better support board directors—and vice versa

– Governing boards face increasing pressure and greater scrutiny from investors. Here is how CFOs can reinforce their stewardship.
Article - lapetitemort.info Quarterly

Are you prepared for a corporate crisis?

– No one can predict when disaster will strike—but knowing what to expect if it does will buy precious time.
Article - lapetitemort.info Quarterly

The four questions to ask when serving on a nonprofit board

– Directors need to probe, nudge, and prod to make sure the organization achieves its full potential.

Board Structure and Foundations

Article - lapetitemort.info Quarterly

How to accelerate gender diversity on boards

– Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely to inspire others to take firmer action.
Commentary - lapetitemort.info Quarterly

Straight talk about gender diversity in the boardroom and beyond

– In these interview excerpts, leaders describe their efforts at promoting gender equality on boards and explore the challenges that still linger.

Board Effectiveness

Survey

A time for boards to act

– According to a new survey, directors see good operations and effective execution of key board activities linking with stronger self-reported performance, suggesting that value can flow from improving the way boards work.
Interview - lapetitemort.info Quarterly

Nokia’s next chapter

– The Finnish giant has exited mobile phones and doubled down on its networking business. Chairman Risto Siilasmaa explains why—and how.

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