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Board Governance Trends: A Global View

February 2019

Our Board Indexes provide a comprehensive view of governance practices among leading public corporations in various countries, localities and industries.


CEO Perspectives

Leadership Development and Succession

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Do You Have a Successor?

The four key strategies general counsel can embrace to best position internal succession candidates for promotion.
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The Role of Culture in Search and Succession

A look at the assumptions about culture that can obscure the real drivers of culture fit, making leadership selection and transition planning more difficult.

Diversity and Inclusion

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Solving the Disappearing Women Problem

Study after study finds greater numbers of women "disappearing" at each successive level of most organizations. Here's what some companies are doing about it.

Corporate Governance

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The Road to Strategic Board Succession

Approaches to board succession planning fall along a spectrum from highly reactive to strategic. How can boards move up the continuum to be more strategic?
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Inching Forward on Gender Diversity

The SID Directors’ Bulletin provided a brief summary of the key findings of the 2018 Singapore Spencer Stuart Board Index.

Leadership Topics

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