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
May 25 2012
International Cooperative Governance and Market Trends

One of the international cooperative principles calls for cooperation among cooperatives. But we credit unions don’t always do a good...

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

The research literature on the governance of corporations is extensive, and Researcher Robert Hoel mines it well for specific insights...

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

“Which is more important for the long-term success of your credit union: the board or the CEO?” The question, often...

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

Credit union volunteers, particularly board members, are overwhelmingly older than 50. Credit union boards can invite young adult perspective...

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 report casts a wide net to offer critiques of annual meetings, CEO compensation, antidemocratic board renewal policies, hostile mergers...

Jan 01 2005
Recruitment and Selection Practices at Credit Union Boards

The board of directors plays a key role in the success of a credit union. The board selects the...

Enhancing Board Satisfaction at Credit Unions
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...