How Should Corporate Boards Evaluate Their Effectiveness?

Inside America's Boardrooms
How should boards evaluate their performance? The board assessment is a critical tool-especially when boards branch beyond the full board assessment to include committee and peer-to-peer evaluations. But what other practices can be valuable when it comes to driving board effectiveness?

In this episode, George Anderson, Leader of Spencer Stuart's Board Effectiveness Services, discusses how board culture and the board succession planning process also play a key role in enhancing board performance. Anderson touches on several central issues:

  • What are three major categories boards should consider when structuring their evaluations?
  • How should boards define and assess the dimensions of board culture?
  • What's the ideal relationship between board succession planning, board assessments, and board culture?
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