Tagged: corporate board diversity

US Board Diversity: Slow-Moving Change

As a long-time Bob Dylan fan, I have suffered the ups and downs of his career.  Well, not really “suffered” but empathized may be a better way to express my commitment.  We all remember the days when Dylan embraced Christianity and recorded some great music with Dire Straits.  Slow Train Coming was a great song (listen here). Now, to bring this analogy to corporate board...

The Importance of Diversity on Corporate Boards

If there is one area where I would like to see improvement in the corporate governance world, it has to be at the corporate board level. While companies are expanding internal compliance programs, companies fail to take a hard look at their own corporate board performance beyond rote and well-established self-assessment models. Corporate boards have to be held accountable for their performance and commitment to...

Shining a Light on Corporate Boardrooms and the Absence of Diversity

Some things are really clear in life – everyone knows something has to change but no one acts. Maybe it goes back to a common theme in corporate cultures – an unwillingness to stand out and instead rely on silence or what some like to call – “The GM Nod,” meaning everyone acts like they are in agreement but no one is “bold” enough to...