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    2. What Makes a Company Board a High Performing One?

      What Makes a Company Board a High Performing One?
      Company boards' success or failure depends on myriad factors aside from legislative updates, an executive who serves on theFinancial TimesNED club advisory board has said. Patrick Dunne told an audience at EY's 'The High Performing Board' event that context,composition, capabilities, culture all combined to create a distinctive situation for each board ...
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    3. The Imperatives of a High-Performing Board

      The Imperatives of a High-Performing Board
      Corporate boards are constantly under pressure to improve their performance by expanding both the areas they oversee and the intensity with which they oversee these areas. Prescriptive regulations, empowered shareholders who challenge corporate decisions and a competitive environment that has blurred the distinction between an ally and a competitor have added to the pressure ...
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    4. Stumpf Resigns From Two Boards, Congressmen Make Big Director Bucks -- Is It Time To Reform Corporate Governance?

      Stumpf Resigns From Two Boards, Congressmen Make Big Director Bucks -- Is It Time To Reform Corporate Governance?
      Directors are responsible to insure management makes the right decisions for the long-term best interests of shareholders. And legislators have passed multiple laws, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank, to allow the regulators, primarily at the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), to put real teeth (and enforcement) into directors responsibilities ...
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    5. What Gets Measured Gets Done: the JSE Corporate Governance Index

      What Gets Measured Gets Done: the JSE Corporate Governance Index
      A corporate governance index (CGI) is essentially a measure by which corporate governance practices within an entity or institution can be evaluated against set international best practices and legal requirements applicable to that entity or institution. An index assigns a numerical value to indicate overall good or poor performance against certain benchmarks ...
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    6. Why Your Corporate Strategy May Be Failing - The Globe and Mail

      Why Your Corporate Strategy May Be Failing - The Globe and Mail
      When strategy goes wrong, we often blame it on poor execution, communication or picking the wrong strategy tool. But in extensively studying the subject for his PhD thesis, Steven Cofrancesco, a consultant and adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, found were totally off base. Strategy, he says, most often fails because we dont understand and properly manage the human emotions involved ...
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    7. The Scandalous Truth About CEO Severance: Philippe Dauman, Viacom, and the Corporate Trend of Rewarding Major Failure with Major Payouts

      The Scandalous Truth About CEO Severance: Philippe Dauman, Viacom, and the Corporate Trend of Rewarding Major Failure with Major Payouts
      Philippe Daumans ouster as president, CEO and chairman of media giant Viacom couldnt have come sooner for investors who have watched the media company fail to keep up with the times.Amid a nasty battle for control over the empire that geriatric media mogul Sumner Redstone built,Dauman emerged as a potent symbol of poor corporate governance ...
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    8. Warren Buffett: Earnings Guidance Can Lead to Corporate Malpractice

      Warren Buffett: Earnings Guidance Can Lead to Corporate Malpractice
      The practice of telling Wall St what to expect from earnings can distort management's priorities. Warren Buffett, who is among business executives pushing for improved corporate governance, said that the practice of telling Wall Street what to expect from quarterly earnings can distort management's priorities ...
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    9. Kenya's Strong Growth and Improving Governance to Help Fuel Corporate Investment and Expansion

      Kenya's Strong Growth and Improving Governance to Help Fuel Corporate Investment and Expansion
      Kenya's buoyant economic growth, stable business environment and growing consumer demand from its emerging middle class will be among the factors driving expansion and investment among non-financial companies in the East African country, Moody's Investors Service said in a report today ...
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    10. 15 Power Tips to Help Build Trust on Your Team

      15 Power Tips to Help Build Trust on Your Team
      A senior board member once chastised our executive team with: You dont trust each other enough to succeed. I remember rankling at this indictment lobbed in by someone who was not part of the daily workings of our firm. It turns out, he was right. An outside observer would have noticed broken trust links in a number of the relationships in this group ...
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    11. Calgary Executives ‘Share the Pain’ with Shareholders

      Calgary Executives ‘Share the Pain’ with Shareholders
      This reinvention of executive compensation programs has included a number of strategies, including salary freezes and rollbacks. The most prevalent example has occurredin the energy services industry, where salary freezes and salary rollbacks of up to 20 per cent have been the norm. TotalCEO compensation in the energy services sector for 2015 was down almost 44 per cent ...
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    1. We think these best practices will help corporate leaders decide how best to structure their boards to optimize long-term corporate performance.
      In CalSTRS Issues Board Composition Best Practices
    2. Directors represent the interests of shareholders within the companies they oversee. We expect them to develop structures and practices that minimize conflicts of interest and keep management interests closely aligned to corporate performance.
      In CalSTRS Issues Board Composition Best Practices
    3. I think there are other arguments for this policy, but if you're trying to justify this policy on the basis of this is going to improve corporate performance, the best research evidence does not suggest diversity is going to improve corporate performance.
      In Does Board Diversity Improve Corporate Performance?