Board Dynamics & Operations Resource Center

Board Dynamics & Operations Resource Center

Since the passage of Sarbanes–Oxley and Dodd–Frank, director responsibilities related to regulatory and compliance oversight have grown. This resource center contains guidance and tools for boards to operate accordingly. 

Board Meetings and Culture

Are Your Board's Onboarding Practices Effective and Inclusive? NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report: 2020 Update of the Diverse Board Moving From Interest to Action Inside the Public Company Boardroom Heuristics and Cognitive Biases Tool Considerations for Effective Off-Boarding Board Composition and Collegiality Preparing for the Board’s Future Addressing the Challenges of Expanding Board and Committee Agendas Strategies for Effective Board Meeting Preparation Overseeing Corporate Culture Setting the Board Agenda The Board’s Role in Risk-Culture Oversight A Director’s Guide to Board Minutes NACD Board Dynamics Handbook

Boardroom Tools & Templates

Sample Board and Committee Calendars (Sidley Austin) Sample Board Agendas Customizable Director Role Description Sample Governance and Policy Documents


Director Professionalism® Master Class NACD Summit

Board Responsibilities

Building a Company’s Post-Bankruptcy Board (Russell Reynolds) Director Onboarding in the First Year The Role of the Board and Director Fiduciary Duties Director Responsibilities and Characteristics

Board Processes and Structures

Heavier Committee Work Calls for Coordination, Communication Virtual Board Meeting Legal Database by State Director FAQ: Virtual Board Meetings Board Leadership Structures Personal Email vs. Board Portals for Board Communications Implementing Effective Executive Sessions Determining Governance Structures for Subsidiaries Changing Committee Structures An Approach to Director Decision Making

Setting the Board Budget

Future of Director Compensation Benchmarking Director Compensation

Board-Management Dynamics

Management Fatigue Identification Tool Role of the Board vs. the Role of Management The Board’s Relationship with the C-Suite Effective Board/Management Communication Managing Asymmetric Board Information Risk Understanding C-Suite Roles