Board Dynamics and Operations

Board Dynamics and Operations

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

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 Building a Strong Board Culture Setting the Board Agenda Top Behaviors for Board Effectiveness: a Global Board Culture Survey (Russel Reynolds Associates) 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

Events

Director Professionalism® Fit for the Future Global Board Leaders’ Summit Master Class

Board Responsibilities

Director Onboarding in the First Year Defining the Role of the Board The Role of the Board and Director Fiduciary Duties Director Responsibilities and Characteristics

Board Processes and Structures

Board Leadership Structures Personal Email vs. Board Portals for Board Communications Implementing Effective Executive Sessions Determining Governance Structures for Subsidiaries Eight Leading Practices of Effective Boards Changing Committee Structures An Approach to Director Decision Making

Setting the Board Budget

Future of Director Compensation Benchmarking Director Compensation Paying Your Lead Director

Board-Management Dynamics

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