Plenary Session: CEO and Board Psychology

Leo Tolstoy opens his famous novel, Anna Karenina, with the claim that “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Are boards much the same? This session takes a psychological approach to the examination of boardroom dynamics, and the relationships between and among directors and CEOs. We will explore […]

Plenary Session: Hot Topics for Boards in 2017

Corporate boards face ever-changing challenges, and this opening session offers practical advice about some of the most contentious issues likely to face boards in 2017. How should directors respond to threats of shareholder activism? When and how should corporations get involved in social policy debates, such as immigration reform and gender-specific facilities? How should directors […]