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    1. Invite Your Customer Into The Boardroom

      Invite Your Customer Into The Boardroom

      Putting the customer at the center of your business needs to happen at all levels.  It starts at the Boardroom. If your Management Board, or your Management Team are talking to customers and discussing customer issues and feedback on a regular level, then the levers to be managed are seen with a view towards the customer, and not the internal focus that often takes hold...

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    2. How Companies Can Achieve Effective Board Governance, Stakeholder Engagement, and NGO Partnerships | Alice Korngold

      How Companies Can Achieve Effective Board Governance, Stakeholder Engagement, and NGO Partnerships | Alice Korngold

      In researching companies that lead the way in global problem solving, I observed three important success factors: effective corporate board governance; stakeholder engagement; and collaboration with other companies and NGOs/nonprofits. The motivation for multinational corporations to find solutions to the world's greatest challenges is that companies benefit -- while improving the world -- by reducing costs, mitigating risks, and increasing profits. I contend that one of the best ways for businesses to develop their leaders, engage with stakeholders, and partner with NGOs/nonprofits is by involving their executives and professional on NGO/nonprofit boards -- strategically and thoughtfully.

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    3. Most Americans Think Executives' Pay Is Too High, Poll Shows

      Most Americans Think Executives' Pay Is Too High, Poll Shows

      Two-thirds of Americans think that top corporate executives and CEOs are paid too much, and few Americans think they will ever enter the ranks of the highest paid, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. The poll was conducted as part of a new Huffington Post project called Pay Pals, a database of the salaries paid to top executives and board members at every Fortune 100 company. According to the new poll, 66 percent of Americans think the pay of top corporate executives and CEOs is too high, while only 18 percent think their pay is appropriate. Two percent said ...

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    4. Women on Boards: Tokenism or Best Practice?

      Women on Boards: Tokenism or Best Practice?

      If a company adds three eminently qualified women to their board, and it is characterized as a gender play or way to avoid a firestorm of criticism, is that progress? Why do we assume that these women were chosen simply to avoid the negative press that Facebook and Twitter received when they went public for not having any women on their boards?

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