corporate governance

Corporate Governance: Hidden Cracks Still Remain

In business, corporate governance is often equated with proxy voting, shareholder rights, and board directors’ oversight duties. But its fundamental purpose is to ensure that an organization is effectively directed and controlled, which is a significant undertaking (to put it mildly).

Better Corporate Governance on a Global Scale

The issue of proper corporate governance has taken a major step forward in the last few years, as government agencies worldwide are passing more and more regulations to ensure that company executives take a greater responsibility for the ethical management of their organizations. This influx of concern can easily be traced to events such as […]

A Prescription for Corporate Governance

Richard Perkey, a consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates, believes that many financial services company Boards were ill-prepared for the credit crisis. He offers up his prescription for how corporate boards can be more well-equipped in the future.