Board Dynamics and Operations

Board Dynamics and Operations

Since the passage of Sarbanes–Oxley and Dodd–Frank, director responsibilities related to regulatory and compliance oversight have grown. This resource center contains guidance and tools for boards to operate accordingly. 

Board Meetings and Culture

A director’s guide to board minutes Preparing for the board's future Setting the board agenda Strategies for effective board meeting preparation The board’s role in risk-culture oversight Top behaviors for board effectiveness: a global board culture survey Building a strong board culture Overseeing corporate culture Addressing the challenges of expanding board and committee agendas

Advisory Services

NACD's in-boardroom education programs help boards continuously deliver value NACD's Evaluation Services enable boards to assess their strengths and opportunities for development

Boardroom Tools & Templates

Customizable director role description Sample board and committee calendars Sample board agenda with strategy components Sample board agendas Sample governance and policy documents

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Board Responsibilities

Director onboarding in the first year The role of the board and director fiduciary duties Director responsibilities and characteristics Defining the role of the board

Board Processes and Structures

An approach to director decision making Eight leading practices of effective boards Changing committee structures Determining governance structures for subsidiaries Implementing effective executive sessions Personal email vs. board portals for board communications

Setting the Board Budget

Determining board budgets and resources Paying your lead director Benchmarking director compensation

Board-Management Dynamics

The board’s relationship with the C-suite Understanding C-suite roles Effective board/management communication Managing asymmetric board information risk