Board Evaluations

Board Evaluations

Companies of all types have recognized the importance of evaluations as part of a larger strategy of continuous improvement. This resource center provides practical material on how to initiate and effectively implement evaluation processes within your boardroom.

Thought Leadership & Research

Roadmap for continuous board improvement The lead director’s role in board evaluations Maximizing the governance committee’s potential Gold standards of director professionalism

Advisory Services

NACD's Evaluation Services enable boards to assess their strengths and opportunities for development

Expert Commentary

What boards learn from looking in the mirror The case for annual evaluations When assessments become a box-checking exercise Achieving the “right” composition in private company boards The latest trends in board composition Rethinking board evaluations Ensuring board evaluations have a positive outcome

Full-Board Tools & Templates

Sample full-board assessment I Sample full-board assessment II Sample board and committee assessment Considerations for improving board evaluation processes Sample elements from a board evaluation questionnaire Sample disclosures about board evaluations Template for a sequence of evaluation events Nielsen’s 2018 proxy statement provides disclosure on board evaluations (p. 13)

Committee Tools & Templates

Nominating and corporate governance committee assessment I Nominating and corporate governance committee assessment II Compensation committee assessment I Compensation committee assessment II Audit committee assessment I Audit committee assessment II

Individual Directors Tools & Templates

Sample self or peer assessment tool Template for the self and/or peer assessment of a lead independent director

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