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Amazon President, Chairman and CEO Jeff Bezos. | Reuters/Mike Segar
October 6, 2017
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Is Your CEO Irreplaceable?

A new survey highlights a tough CEO talent pool and which business leaders would be nearly impossible to replace.
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Stanford Closer Look Series

David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, December
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David F. Larcker, Peter C. Reiss, Brian Tayan
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, November
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Stanford Closer Look Series. October
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Latest Stories in Corporate Governance

December 3, 2015
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How to Create a Better Board of Directors

A serial board member explains why even young companies need strong directors.
October 29, 2015
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What Is It Like to Be Owned by Warren Buffett?

A new survey reveals Berkshire’s management style.
October 12, 2015
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Seven Myths of Boards of Directors

Should the chairman always be independent? Do CEOs actually make good directors?
October 6, 2015
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Are Earnings Reports Obsolete?

It’s easier than ever to find up-to-the-minute data on companies. So why are investors in love with old-fashioned financial statements?
July 10, 2015
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How to Be a Better Nonprofit Board Member

Apply the fundamentals of corporate governance to charitable work.
June 29, 2015
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Why the SEC Must Fix Our Broken Proxy System

Authors make the case for additional oversight and guidance of proxy advisors.
May 19, 2015
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Anat Admati: Are Banks Safe Now?

A scholar and a former regulator both warn that safeguards are lacking to prevent another financial crisis.
April 22, 2015
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David Larcker: Nonprofit Boards Fall Short

A new survey shows many lack skills, engagement to effectively oversee organizations.
February 17, 2015
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Even the Experts are Dissatisfied with CEO Pay Disclosure

Investors say proxy statements are too long and too difficult to read.
February 17, 2015
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How to Write the Ideal Proxy

Stanford scholars explain what investors need in order to understand companies’ annual statements.