The Essentials 2018: Advice for Board Directors

Korn Ferry’s top articles about governance, succession, and diversity.

Boards were in the news frequently in 2018, albeit not always for positive reasons. But beyond the headlines, there were several trends influencing how directors are picked, how much they’re paid, and how they should lead.

In this Essentials list, Korn Ferry highlights the year’s best pieces of advice and expertise geared toward board directors.

California’s Diversity Law: The Nudge Boards Needed

The state’s new mandate for female representation leaves boards little choice but to form strong succession plans far in advance.

Solving the Director Pay Dilemma

Shareholders are increasingly questioning how a director’s pay is determined. One potential solution.

Creating the Talent-Finance Partnership

Forward-thinking leaders are putting their firms’ people and money on equal footing, and it starts with a simple meeting, says Korn Ferry’s Dennis Carey.

A Decade Later: Leadership Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Korn Ferry’s experts give their key takeaways from the trauma that disrupted nearly every organization everywhere.

The Boardroom: The Ultimate Supreme Court

It works in politics, but the divisive Supreme Court selection process wouldn’t fly in the boardroom.