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What Boardroom Technology Should Your Board Use?

Advancements in technology are drastically changing the way corporations do business. Advanced technology has also…

Board Meeting Procedures

Properly run board meetings require two things — 1) knowing the procedures and following them…

Are Nonprofit Board Meeting Minutes Public?

As with many governance-related issues, there’s no fast and easy answer to the question, “Are…

A 360 View: How the Corporate Secretary Role is Evolving

In the second Q&A of our series, The Conference Board’s Doug Chia explains…

Comparing Board Management Software

The volatility and complexity of today’s marketplace are placing more pressure on boards to be…

What Is an Executive Board Session?

Executive board sessions were designed as part of the board’s risk oversight process. For the…

What Is the Composition of a Hospital Board of Directors?

Hospitals operate in a high-risk environment where life and death are prominent considerations. Politics complicate…

What a Sample Board Resolution Looks Like

A board resolution may also be referred to as a corporate resolution. Resolution is a…

How Do Nonprofit Board Directors Compare to Corporate Board Directors?

When tallying the differences between for-profit board director responsibilities and those of nonprofit board members,…

The Purpose of a D&O Insurance Policy

Board directors of all types of entities are subject to meaningful personal liability in relation…