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How to Compare Board Portal Vendors

Perhaps your board has finally decided that they can’t function any longer without a board…

Board Director Committees and What They Do

Committees provide a formal way for boards to delegate tasks that are their responsibility, but…

Why Today’s Corporate Secretary Must Be a Factor of Change

In the next Q&A of our series, we chat with Miguel Baz, Assistant…

The Role of the Board of Directors in Corporate Governance

It takes some combination of people, rules, processes and procedures to manage the business of…

The Principles of Good Corporate Governance

A principle is different than a rule, a law, a practice or a protocol. A…

The Difference Between Corporate Governance & Corporate Social Responsibility?

The terms corporate governance and corporate social responsibility sound similar, but there is a very…

Creating a Board Self-Assessment Form

The key to making sure that boards have the best directors with the right skill…

What Is a Board Evaluation Report?

Whether they’re required or not, board self-evaluations are considered best practices for…

Conducting a Board Evaluation of the CEO

A CEO’s annual evaluation serves several different purposes. In the best-case scenario, the CEO is…

What Is the History of Corporate Governance and How Has It Changed?

The topic of corporate governance is a vast subject that enjoys a…

Board Meeting Minutes Rules and How to Remain Compliant

The meeting minutes are also called the record or the journal. Laws for recording meetings…