10 Questions to Evaluate a Board’s Fit for Purpose

In brief: Performance evaluations are critical tools to ensure directors individually and boards collectively deliver on their oversight responsibilities. Frequent, thorough, and transparent assessments can foster long-term value creation and help boards optimize their performance to align with their companies’ strategic goals. As they embark on this path, directors may leverage the following questions to pressure-test their evaluation program's effectiveness.

Most relevant audiences: full board, board chairs, lead directors, nominating and governance committee chairs