Private Sector Opinion 21: The author cites evidence that using quotas to increase female representation on the board can lead to tokenism, diminish the overall value of diversity on boards, and affect board dynamics.
Publish Date: 6/10/11
Private Sector Opinion 20: The level of shareholders’ expertise and experience needs to be questioned as they wield greater clout and become more deeply involved in strategic issues that should be the board’s purview. This misdirected involvement, in his opinion, distracts shareholders from their principal and most important role: electing and overseeing boards.
Publish Date: 4/10/11
Private Sector Opinion 16: The new corporate governance concept Martin Hilb is articulating goes back to the roots of good corporate governance, which is the ability to act as a visionary and effective decision body, exerting both strategic leadership and control.
Publish Date: 10/10/09
Private Sector Opinion 11, by Pratip Kar. In the author reassesses the existing views on India's financial institutions, market structure, financial products, and the regulatory architecture in the current financial crisis.
Publish Date: 4/10/09
Private Sector Opinion 10, by Simon C.Y. Wong. The author addresses the key advantage of a code versus a mandatory approach to regulating corporate governance in three aspects: dissemination, flexibility of corporate practice, and transparency.
Publish Date: 8/10/08
Private Sector Opinion 9, by Simon Osborne. The article introduces a comprehensive examination of the various processes to implement a board performance evaluation and the most insightful questions to be included in an evaluation.
Publish Date: 6/10/08
Private Sector Opinion 7. In this paper Donald Nordberg, a former senior editorial executive at Reuters who also worked as a consultant for Dow Jones, explores the respective governance of these two media giants.
Publish Date: 2/10/08
Private Sector Opinion 6, by Philip T. N. Koh. The article contributes to understanding a director's duties of good faith, care, skill, and diligence by implying intellectual honesty and acting in the best interests of the company.
Publish Date: 9/10/07
Private Sector Opinion 5, by Mak Yuen Teen. The author has raised some important considerations for the internal governance of corporations and additional legal protections for whistleblowers.
Publish Date: 6/10/07
Private Sector Opinion 3, by Ira M. Millstein. The recent wave of US corporate governance failures prompted a round of legal and regulatory reform which has attracted a worldwide attention.
Publish Date: 9/10/06