Boards of Directors

Research related to the topic of boards of directors. 

Boards of Directors Research

Formalizing the Art of Board Composition
Talent / Nov 08 2018
Formalizing the Art of Board Composition

A board of directors can make or break the success of a credit union. Yet credit unions sometimes find board...

Governance Challenges in Credit Unions: Insights and Recommendations
Talent / Nov 21 2017
Governance Challenges in Credit Unions: Insights and Recommendations

As governance arrangements of credit unions continue to evolve, this report examines the characteristics of the well-governed credit union, and...

Entrenched or Energetic? Improving Credit Union Board Renewal
Talent / Oct 06 2015
Entrenched or Energetic? Improving Credit Union Board Renewal

Some of the most basic formal board renewal processes remain disturbingly rare in the credit union system. Sixty percent of...

Should Credit Unions Pay Their Directors?
Operations / Apr 20 2015
Should Credit Unions Pay Their Directors?

For credit union board directors, pay is never the primary motivator. This report sheds light on the current state of...

International Cooperative Governance and Market Trends
Operations / May 25 2012
International Cooperative Governance and Market Trends

Discussions on the changing face of credit union governance, the threat of demutualization, and the importance of integrity in credit union efforts to differentiate in a crowded marketplace.

Boards and Leadership: How Boards Can Add More Value
Operations / Dec 12 2011
Boards and Leadership: How Boards Can Add More Value

The final report in a three part series on board governance concludes on ways to improve credit union boards to add value.

Boards and CEOs: Who’s Really in Charge?
Operations / Oct 27 2011
Boards and CEOs: Who’s Really in Charge?

CEOs have been rising in prominence and power in corporations and in credit unions in recent decades. In large part, this rise is merited, but boards should be cautious about ceding too much power.

A Seat at the Table: Young Adult Directors and Board Advisors
Talent / Aug 28 2008
A Seat at the Table: Young Adult Directors and Board Advisors

This brief proposes an audacious step: recruiting a talented young adult to serve as either an advisory volunteer or a full director.

Tracking the Relationship Between Credit Union Governance and Performance
Talent / Aug 04 2010
Tracking the Relationship Between Credit Union Governance and Performance

his research was commissioned to uncover concrete connections between good gover-nance and good financial performance. But the world of credit union leadership proved messier than that.

Power and Governance: Who Really Owns Credit Unions?
Aug 25 2011
Power and Governance: Who Really Owns Credit Unions?

This is the first in a three part series that takes aim at credit union governance, both the good and the bad, and prescribe real-world responses.

Recruitment and Selection Practices at Credit Union Boards
Talent / Jan 01 2005
Recruitment and Selection Practices at Credit Union Boards

The nature of boards of directors is a frequent topic of discussion in the credit union industry. This report determines how credit unions recruit and select board members.

Enhancing Board Satisfaction at Credit Unions
Business Strategy / Jan 01 2004
Enhancing Board Satisfaction at Credit Unions

The research reported here gathers data on credit union board satisfaction and on the extent of board involvement in a number of strategic and non-strategic activities.