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    2. Research: Could Machine Learning Help Companies Select Better Board Directors?

      Research: Could Machine Learning Help Companies Select Better Board Directors?
      Ever since Adam Smith publishedThe Wealth of Nationsin 1776, observers have bemoaned boards of directors as being ineffective as both monitors and advisors of management. Because a CEO often effectively controls the director selection process,he will tend to choose directors who are unlikely to oppose him, and who are unlikely to provide the diverse perspectives necessary to maximize firm value. Institutional investors often are critical of CEOs influence over ...
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    3. The Structure of Board Committees

      The Structure of Board Committees
      Despite the central role of boards in corporate governance, there has been relatively little understanding of their internal organization, specifically the structure of board committees. Using a dataset of over 6,000 firms, the authors find that committee activity, especially the number of committees, has been stable over time. Most of the familiar non-required board committees are rarely used. The majority of directors sit on multiple committees. The benefits and ...
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    4. Ferguson Partners Ltd. Releases Research around the Current State of Board Governance for Publicly Traded REITs – Board Diversity is Critical

      Ferguson Partners Ltd. Releases Research around the Current State of Board Governance for Publicly Traded REITs – Board Diversity is Critical
      ...esearch company, released today some industry-first research which does a deep dive into the current state of Board governance practices and demographics for publicly-traded REITs with revenues of over $100 million and a...
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    5. How CEOs Can Work with an Active Board

      How CEOs Can Work with an Active Board
      At companies of almost all sizes, across all sectors, boards are undergoing a profound transformation. Largely as a result of intensifyingshareholder intolerance of mediocre or poor corporate performance, the ceremonial boards of the past are being replaced by active boards thatare more demanding of managers and more intrusive in their affairs.
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    6. How CEOs Can Work with an Active Board

      How CEOs Can Work with an Active Board
      At companies of almost all sizes, across all sectors, boards are undergoing a profound transformation. Largely as a result of intensifyingshareholder intolerance of mediocre or poor corporate performance, the ceremonial boards of the past are being replaced by active boards thatare more demanding of managers and more intrusive in their affairs.
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    7. Research: Board Directors Are More Likely to Leave When a Firm Is Getting Criticized

      Research: Board Directors Are More Likely to Leave When a Firm Is Getting Criticized
      In 2013 an activist investor criticized the board at ConMed for a culture of nepotism, patronage, and dystopian corporate governance. Director Stephen Mandia, who had served on the board for 12 years, departed shortly after. Two other directors stayed on the board but picked up additional board seats at other firms within the year. When Baker Hughes and Halliburton were both downgraded by equity analysts following an Obama administrationoil drilling ...
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    1. PwC's Center for Board Governance has an unmatched breadth and depth of expertise in governance that we apply for the benefit of companies and their shareholders, the capital markets and as part of PwC's commitment to quality.
      In PwC Names Mary Ann Cloyd to Lead its Center for Board Governance
    2. If you look at the modern thought process around board governance, the title of chair is not the key.
      In BofA CEO Calls Board Decision on Chairman ‘Right Thing To Do’
    3. We take our responsibilities with regard to corporate governance very seriously particularly in areas such as executive pay, board governance, employee diversity, audit management and relations with external stakeholders.
      In GlaxoSmithKline Falls to Bottom of Good Governance Survey