• What is a personal indemnification agreement?

    Issue: 2008 Fourth Quarter
    By: Priya Cherian Huskins

    44 directors & boards Director LiabiLity policies change over time, sometimes for the worse.

  • 'That's not the real story'

    Issue: 2008 Fourth Quarter
    By: Marilyn Carson Nelson

    Leadership 46 directors & boards ‘That’s not the real story’ From How We Lead Matters: Reflections on a Life of Leader- ship by Marilyn Carson Nelson with Deborah Cundy. Copyright 2008 by Marilyn Carson Nelson.

  • He was the CEO, so everyone laughed

    Issue: 2008 Fourth Quarter
    By: David Bertlett

    Leadership 46 directors & boards ‘That’s not the real story’ From How We Lead Matters: Reflections on a Life of Leader- ship by Marilyn Carson Nelson with Deborah Cundy. Copyright 2008 by Marilyn Carson Nelson.

  • How EMC's CEO quashed the 'pocket veto'

    Issue: 2008 Fourth Quarter
    By: Bryn Zeckhauser

    Leadership Fourth quarter 2008 47 new animal park in Florida. This park featured lots of live animals, and it quickly became the subject of a raging contro- versy that pitted the company against animal rights activists.

  • GE's secret weapon

    Issue: 2008 Fourth Quarter
    By: Geoff Colvin

    Leadership 48 directors & boards a spoken commitment — “Yes, I’ll go along with it” — effec- tively quashed the pocket veto. Bryn Zeckhauser is a senior fellow at Harvard University’s Mossavar- Rahmani Center for Business and Government.

  • A moment that changed a career

    Issue: 2008 Fourth Quarter
    By: Stewart D. Friedman

    Leadership 48 directors & boards a spoken commitment — “Yes, I’ll go along with it” — effec- tively quashed the pocket veto. Bryn Zeckhauser is a senior fellow at Harvard University’s Mossavar- Rahmani Center for Business and Government.

  • Joining the board of a PE-backed company

    Issue: 2008 Fourth Quarter
    By: Todd Monti

    fourth Quarter 2008 49 Heidrick & StruggleS governance letter F or independent directors, s e r v i c e o n t h e b o a r d o f a company backed by a private equity (PE) firm offers expo- sure to unique professional, and potentially financially rewarding, opportun

  • Directors Roster

    Issue: 2008 Fourth Quarter
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    52 directors & boards Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by Directors Roster A quarterly record of new director appointments american i nternational Group inc.

  • Principles of Corporate Governance

    Issue: 2008 Fourth Quarter
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    I n its 2004 .Principles of Corporate Governance , . the . international . Or- ganization . for .Economic . Cooper - ation . and .Development . (OECD) . describes . corporate . governance . as .“a . set . of .relationships . between .a .company’s . management, .its .