The Corporate Governance Research Initiative partners with leading organizations to generate insights into current issues and practices from the perspective of boards, executives, and institutional investors.
Stanford GSB, Rock Center for Corporate Governance, BoardSource, and GuideStar. April
In fall 2014, the Stanford Graduate School of Business, in collaboration with BoardSource and GuideStar, surveyed 924 directors of nonprofit organizations about the composition, structure, and practices of their boards....
Stanford University, RR Donnelley, and Equilar. February
In the fall of 2014, RR Donnelley, Equilar, and the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University surveyed 64 asset managers and owners with a combined $17 trillion in...
National Investor Relations Institute and Stanford University. May
This study found that nearly all companies describe their ideal shareholder as having a long-term investment horizon, but that about half of companies’ shareholder base has a short- or medium-term...
The Conference Board, Institute of Executive Development, and Stanford University. March
Institute of Executive Development and Stanford University. February
This CEO succession study shows shortfalls in C-suite talent development and succession planning.
Rumors and speculation abound when it comes to discussions about CEO succession at high-profile companies such as...
The Miles Group and Stanford University. August
Nearly two-thirds of CEOs do not receive outside leadership advice, but nearly all want it. “Lonely at the top” resonates for most CEOs.
“It’s lonely at the top” appears to...
The Miles Group and Stanford University. May
A study conducted by the Center for Leadership Development and Research at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance, and The Miles Group reveals that...
The Conference Board and Stanford University. October
New research finds a serious gap between executives’ knowledge about social media and its use at their companies.
Less than a third of companies today use social media to support...