Keeping up with the best practices of board governance is hard. If only you had a friendly neighborhood board portal to keep you apprised of the latest research. Well now, you do! Our series, Research Recap focuses on keeping you in the loop. Say goodbye to the pages of pretentious pedagogy. Everything you need is right here. Continue reading
Multivoting is a technique used to narrow down and prioritize a large list of ideas. Multivoting can be helpful in determining which ideas to pursue at the end of a brainstorming session. This technique is sometimes known as the N/3 technique. The instructions for performing this technique vary by the source, so we’ve put together an amalgam of everything we could find. Continue reading
In the United States, we’re used to a one-tiered structure of board governance. Board members are appointed to govern and oversee the operations of a company. The limits of their power are laid out in a set of bylaws. As needed, a board may call for the formation of a separate advisory board or committees to serve in a more focused capacity. This is the board structure we know. But it is not the only one. Continue reading
If you’re on the board of a community bank, then you know the wrong group structure can break the decision-making process. But how do you decide who to include? Let’s take a closer look at who a bank should involve when board members need help making a decision.
Board members are busy people. It’s a simple truth. Unfortunately, that simple truth can make keeping up with best practices in board governance next to impossible. But don’t worry. Our series, Research Recap, will keep you in the loop on the latest findings in governance research. No frills. No fancy language. We’ll give you exactly what you need to know! Continue reading
If you’re on the board of directors at a community bank, keeping up with the latest research and best practices in governance is important. In most cases, that requires more reading than any sane human being has time for. Don’t worry. We’ve got your back! Continue reading
The April 2010 issue of McKinsey Quarterly featured a great article about managing bias in collaborative decision-making. We want to talk about it. But how are we going to do that without telling you to just go read it yourself? Here’s the game plan: (1) we’re going to give you the need-to-knows, (2) sprinkle in our own research and color commentary, and (3) cut the read time in half. Continue reading
What is the Delphi Technique?
The Delphi technique provides a board of directors with a thorough, easy-to-follow structure for generating, examining, and prioritizing ideas and solutions. This technique is perfect for boards tasked with making well-informed, high stakes decisions. Continue reading
Board of directors’ demanding schedules can make it hard for members to keep up with the latest findings in governance research. Directorpoint just made it easy. In our series, Research Recap, we give you the key takeaways from peer-reviewed studies in corporate governance and board management. Skip the pages of pretentious wording. Here’s what you really need to know… Continue reading
Are you keen on keeping up to date on the latest research in corporate governance? Don’t have time for pages of needlessly pretentious verbiage? Then this is the series for you. In Research Recap, Directorpoint gives boards of directors the need-to-knows on corporate governance hot off the presses of the leading industry journals. Just tell people you read the full thing; we’re not snitchin’. Continue reading