Shareholder activism was on the minds of many board directors this year, as high-profile showdowns at GE, Procter & Gamble, and other firms brought the issue into the spotlight. That wasn’t the only thing concerning boards in 2017. On this “Essentials” list, Korn Ferry lays out the how directors should think about some of their most pressing issues.
Jane Stevenson of Korn Ferry’s Board & CEO Services practice says directors overlook these topics at their peril.
No, robots aren’t going to take all the jobs. In fact, the evidence suggests we’re indispensable, even in the boardroom. Find out why.
How thinking like a well-intentioned activist can help improve your company’s future.
Korn Ferry interviewed 57 women current and former CEOs and discovered several key insights on what traits put women ahead despite persistent diversity issues.
There’s a growing—and compelling—case for successful directors to walk away from the board on their own.