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The Digital Dilemma

February 2019
How should boards keep pace with technology trends? Hiring a ‘digital director’ is not the only answer.
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C-suite Perspectives

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2018 CEO Transitions

Our annual review of CEO transitions among S&P 500 companies, including why CEOs left and information about their successors.

Leadership Development and Succession

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Getting Leadership Succession Right

We studied 236 cases of CEO transitions in portfolio companies owned by private equity firms across Europe from January 2009 to March 2018.
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How to onboard the next generation of board talent

In light of a rapidly changing business landscape, we look at new director trends and provide tips on how boards can onboard an increasingly young and diverse new generation of board members.
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CEO Succession Planning in India

CEO succession has become a key priority for boards in India in recent years. We spoke to business leaders in the country about what makes a successful process.

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.
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2018 U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index

Now in its 33rd year, the U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index examines the latest data and trends in board composition, board governance practices and director compensation among S&P 500 companies.

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