Board of governors

Small public firms have long argued that corporate governance guidelines are burdensome. New research shows these complaints ring hollow

Research shows that dual-employed directors can shift corporate decisions toward their interests, not shareholders’ interests


On First Nations reserves, government accountability requirements sow internal divisions

How organizations account for female board membership can end up marginalizing the very people they want to champion

Theranos was going to revolutionize how blood tests were carried out, reality be damned

Pack of Wolves

Activist “wolf packs” target bigger firms and generate juicy returns

Piggy Bank in Prison

Firms that operate in countries with weak shareholder protection and low societal trust have more depleted cash holdings

Smaller and independent boards are more likely to get executive compensation right

Too many people view management controls as nothing more than initiative-sapping red tape, and for good reason. It’s time for leaders to treat controls as seriously as they do budgeting or strategizing

Increasing the demands for ever more reporting only undermines the legitimacy of First Nations leaders

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