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    1. Tips Female Leaders Can Take Into The Boardroom

      Tips Female Leaders Can Take Into The Boardroom

      If you're a female CEO, you may have experienced firsthand how intimidating it can be to get up in front of a room of male investors or directors and give a presentation. Despite the shrinking gender gap in business leadership, men do still dominate the playing field in many industries, and being a woman in that world isn't without its challenges...

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    2. Crucial Director Recruitment Tips for the Modern, Global Board

      Crucial Director Recruitment Tips for the Modern, Global Board

      Susan F. Shultz founded SSA Executive Search International, Ltd. in 1981, and has conducted senior level searches nationally and internationally, specializing in building and structuring corporate boards. She recently joined with BarkerGilmore LLC in New York to chair its global board practice and is recognized as a leading expert in corporate governance. She founded The Board Institute to improve boards of directors through web-based, easy-to-use, validated tools to evaluate the effectiveness of, and to educate and benchmark boards, their committees and the independent directors...

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    3. Analysis: Investors take aim at ‘male, pale and stale' U.S. boards

      Analysis: Investors take aim at ‘male, pale and stale' U.S. boards

      More retired executives are being offered directorships, mandatory retirement ages are rising, and directors are staying on longer. It is a trend that has some investors, particularly state pension funds, increasingly concerned. Shareholders should "make the case for director refreshment, and vote against the reappointment of directors at stagnant boards," said Anne Simpson, corporate governance ...

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    4. A board’s impact on the Affordable Care Act rollout

      A board’s impact on the Affordable Care Act rollout

      What If President Obama Had a Board To Advise Him on the Affordable Care Act?

      With the Affordable Care Act’s botched Implementation on everyone’s mind, I sat down with Mark Levy to discuss what private companies can learn from the mistakes made. Mark is a former president of a government outsourcing and technology firm, and an advisor to boards and executives.

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    5. How Women Change the Conversation on Boards

      How Women Change the Conversation on Boards

      The topic of how to get more women on corporate boards is a lively one at every MPW event, especially so in Asia, where just 9% of corporate directors within Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index, for example, are women. But this discussion moved on from "how to shatter the glass ceiling" to "why it's so important that we do"...

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    6. The Governance Committee: A Key Element of a Successful Strategy

      The Governance Committee:  A Key Element of a Successful Strategy

      I am not a fan of having numerous standing board committees for arts organizations. I appreciate the need for a finance committee, a separate audit committee (the same people who approve the budget at the beginning of the year should not be responsible for auditing financial performance at year end), an executive committee (that can operate when the entire board is in recess), etc. But I prefer board members to spend time in the community, building support for the organization, rather than to sit in endless committee meetings...

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    7. Women's Buying Power Impact on Boards of Retail/Consumer Goods Companies

      Women's Buying Power Impact on Boards of Retail/Consumer Goods Companies

      WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are women consumers who are aggressively wooed by retailers during this holiday shopping season being invited as assiduously to the boards of companies whose success depends on women's purchases? Yes and No. Women account for 18.4% of directors serving on the boards of the world's largest retail and consumer products companies globally ...

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    8. Katy Perry is #1 on Twitter, So Why is the Board All Male?

      Katy Perry is #1 on Twitter, So Why is the Board All Male?

      Academic and tech entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa and Twitter CEO Dick Costolo got into a highly-publicized spat last month after Wadhwa criticized Twitter for having an all-white male board and “male chauvinistic thinking.” Then, Costolo called Wadhwa the "Carrot Top" of academic sources. The two duked it out on, you guessed it, Twitter. And since then, Kara Swisher of All Things D, that Twitter is looking for a woman to join its board after the company’s IPO...

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    9. Delaware Court Finds Flaws By Board in Sale of VC-Backed Company

      Delaware Court Finds Flaws By Board in Sale of VC-Backed Company

      The Delaware court of chancery found recently that the sale of venture-backed Trados Inc., for a purchase price that was less than the sum of the preferred stock’s preferences plus the payments required under a management incentive plan, raised conflicts that triggered the court’s “onerous” entire fairness review standard. The court criticized the process followed by the company’s directors...

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