In this issue
Culture Alignment: The Hidden Killer of M&A Success
The success of a merger depends on identifying cultural differences at the outset and developing a strategy to manage them. There is no shortage of priorities seeking a director’s time and attention today. Among the many topics ranking highly on the Gartner 2023 Board of Directors Survey are sustainability, digital transformation, DEI, and fiscal and monetary policy. Culture does not make it onto this list.
Who Should Serve on the Board When Times Get Tough?
To emerge unscathed from the turbulence, you need the right directors — and they should know how to help your company.
Think Like an Activist
Success in the age of shareholder activism means knowing how activists operate, and perhaps welcoming them onto your board.
Two Models of Leadership and Service
Directors should embody the traits and values of Martin Lipton and the late Ann Korologos.
Do Responsible Special Awards Have to Be an Oxymoron?
For boards, special awards can be a vital way to retain high-level talent in a competitive marketplace. When it comes to retaining executive management, boards face multiple hurdles: an active talent market, volatile stock prices, mixed financial performance and go-forward economic uncertainty. As a result, boards have a growing interest in special equity awards to fend off recruiters and partially compensate executives for target pay that was not fully realized. Are special awards a good solution?
Past Issues you might be interested in
2020 Annual Report
Directors & Boards Magazine—2020 Annual Report
2020 Fourth Quarter
Directors & Boards Magazine—2020 Fourth Quarter
2020 Third Quarter
Directors & Boards Magazine—2020 Third Quarter
2020 Second Quarter
Directors & Boards Magazine—2020 Second Quarter
Q2 2023 Audio
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|Lessons Learned from High-Profile Board Challenges||/sites/default/files/2023-03/BoardChallenges.mp3||8:31||nid=34203=nid|
|Think Like an Activist||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Activist.mp3||14:14||nid=34285=nid|
|The Evolution of Total Shareholder Return and Incentive Plans||/sites/default/files/2023-03/TSR.mp3||6:11||nid=34241=nid|
|Silicon Valley Bank Collapse: Lessons for Boards||/sites/default/files/2023-03/SVBCollapse.mp3||6:17||nid=34255=nid|
|The Inherent Conflict in Setting Director Pay||/sites/default/files/2023-04/DirectorPay.mp3||8:42||nid=34263=nid|
|Sitting CEOs Get the First Call||/sites/default/files/2023-04/SittingCEOs.mp3||4:03||nid=34289=nid|
|Activism Run Amok||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Activism.mp3||4:41||nid=34288=nid|
|Do Responsible Special Awards Have to Be an Oxymoron?||/sites/default/files/2023-04/SpecialAwards.mp3||6:05||nid=34271=nid|
|What Directors Are Thinking||/sites/default/files/2023-03/WDATZimmerman.mp3||5:43||nid=34171=nid|
|Chief Compliance Officers Are In the Crosshairs||/sites/default/files/2023-04/CCOs.mp3||5:21||nid=34270=nid|
|My Board Journey||/sites/default/files/2023-03/MyBoardJourneyLee.mp3||6:08||nid=34176=nid|
|Two Models of Leadership and Service||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Leadership.mp3||5:18||nid=34272=nid|
|Investors Are Becoming More Focused on Board Quality and the CEO Role||/sites/default/files/2023-04/Investors.mp3||2:05||nid=34291=nid|
|A Slow but Steady Increase in Gender Diversity on Boards||/sites/default/files/2023-04/GenderDiversity%20%281%29.mp3||1:20||nid=34292=nid|
|Culture Alignment: The Hidden Killer of M&A Success||/sites/default/files/2023-04/CultureAlignment.mp3||8:55||nid=34287=nid|
|Digital Transformation Payday||/sites/default/files/2023-04/DigitalTransformationPayday.mp3||5:14||nid=34290=nid|
|Embattled Companies Need the Right Directors||/sites/default/files/2023-03/GoingGetsRough.mp3||6:38||nid=34167=nid|
|Who Should Serve on the Board When Times Get Tough?||/sites/default/files/2023-04/ToughTimes.mp3||11:19||nid=34286=nid|
|“Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste”||/sites/default/files/2023-02/Crisis.mp3||07:08||nid=34157=nid|