STANFORD UNIVERSITY – A new survey from Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance and Heidrick & Struggles has uncovered surprises about who makes the best board directors: It’s not necessarily the current CEOs that most companies seek out. “The popular consensus is that CEOs make the best board members because of their current strategic [...]
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Posted in Research News on Aug 18th, 2010
Commentary by: Professor David Larcker, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Director, Corporate Governance Research Program Brian Tayan, Stanford MBA ’03 Last week, Forbes published a list of the 20 Most Responsible Companies based on ratings provided by GovernanceMetrics International (GMI). While the list contains many well-regarded companies—such as Colgate-Palmolive, Dover, and PepsiCo—it also has some [...]