Board Operations and Effectiveness

The following tools are intended to help directors carry out their oversight responsibilities and to be more effective.  The tools also help answer questions posed under the “Board Questions” tab. (Clicking on the link next to the title will bring up a printable PDF file.)

  1. To view presentation slides, read Webinar How the Best Boards are Made 6.30.16, and the following link shares the audio
  2. Building Effective Boards 5.16.16 presentation slides
  3. A Guide to Better Board Meetings
  4. First published in The Corporate Governance Advisor, January/February 2016: Trusted Boards Is Yours?
  5. On August 13, 2014, I had the pleasure of speaking with the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. Read:  ACCE Enhancing Board Performance 8.13.15 Final
  6. Feeling overwhelmed by Board Books?  You're Not Alone. Read: The Director's Chair-NACD May-June 2014
  7. Where is your board on the developmental curve?  Look at: Board Development Stages
  8. Board culture is a “live” process.  For tips, read: 9 Tips For Better Board Culture 2.14.14
  9. Need a quick overview of a director’s responsibilities? Look at: Board Responsibilities – an overview 12.1.13
  10. Looking for CEO succession planning tips?  Read - CEO Succession Planning – Eleven Tips for Success 6.30.13
  11. Is it time to rethink a few board governance priorities, but you’re not sure where to start? Try playing  - Board Governance Bingo
  12. Looking for an overview of a board’s responsibilities?  Go to - Board Responsibilities – picture overview
  13. Directors must spend more time ensuring sustainable corporate value.  To be a positive influence on value creation, effective directors follow these ten principles – Impacting Corporate Value-Ten Principles For Boards
  14. Ten Questions Board Directors Should Ask (and How to Interpret the Answers and Better Manage Your Fiduciary Responsibilities) – Ten Questions Directors Should Ask