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.

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Enhance the Board Evaluation Process

NACD Report on Board Evaluation: Improving Director Effectiveness Considerations for enhancing the board evaluation process How boards should evaluate their own performance The case for annual evaluations When assessments become a box-checking exercise Rethinking board evaluations Ensuring board evaluations have a positive outcome Sample full-board assessment I Sample full-board assessment II Considerations for improving board evaluation processes Sample elements from a board evaluation questionnaire Sample board self-assessment on cybersecurity culture Template for a sequence of evaluation events NACD's Evaluation Services enable boards to assess their strengths and opportunities for development The lead director’s role in board evaluations

Board Evaluations: Committee, Individual, and Self Assessments

Maximizing the governance committee’s potential Sample board and committee assessment 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 Sample self or peer assessment tool Template for the self and/or peer assessment of a lead independent director

Ensure Proper Disclosure Around Board Evaluations

Sample disclosures about board evaluations Nielsen’s 2019 proxy statement provides disclosure on board evaluations

Prepare Your Board for the Future

How to prepare for the board's future Roadmap for continuous board improvement Achieving the “right” composition on private company boards The latest trends in board composition


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