Research by David A.H. Brown

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Boards of directors receive information from accountants, securities experts, lawyers and ethicists. This report aims to help boards synthesize these diverse perspectives into...
The Conference Board of Canada | 48 pages | July 2007 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
This briefing explores how and why compensation committees are becoming much more engaged and vigilant, and shares leading-practice tools that corporations are using to design...
The Conference Board of Canada | 12 pages | June 2005 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Stakeholders in Canada’s transportation system believe that improvements must be made in both the governance and funding of transportation infrastructure to ensure that the nation’s...
The Conference Board of Canada | 46 pages | December 2004 | by David A.H. Brown, Greg Hoover, Al Howatson, Joseph Schulman
This report highlights a dozen Canadian organizations that exemplify good governance practices. These case studies were drawn from entries in the Conference Board/Spencer Stuart...
The Conference Board of Canada | 25 pages | December 2004 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Corporate governance and risk management are two of the hottest topics in business today. Assess your organization in both these areas using a single integrated tool.
The Conference Board of Canada | 31 pages | August 2003 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown, Karen Thiessen
Corporate governance and risk management are two of the hottest topics in business today. Assess your organization in both these areas using a single integrated tool.
The Conference Board of Canada | 13 pages | August 2003 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown, Karen Thiessen
The principles of good governance practices transcend national boundaries and corporate traditions. This paper examines 12 award-winning case studies in board governance and offers...
The Conference Board of Canada | 25 pages | July 2002 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown, Jonathon Skinner
The number of women on boards has plateaued at low levels since 1998. This paper looks at why more women on the board leads to better governance practices - and makes dollars and...
The Conference Board of Canada | 21 pages | June 2002 | by Vanessa Anastasopoulos, David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Organizations that are “measurement managed” perform significantly better than their peers.
The Conference Board of Canada | 6 pages | November 2001 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
There has been a loss of momentum in the adoption of improved corporate governance practices across Canada in the past few years, and there is a pressing need for a new leap forward.
The Conference Board of Canada | 5 pages | May 2001 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
La maxime selon laquelle celui qui ne planifie pas planifie son échec comporte plus qu’une parcelle de vérité. À l’autre extrémité se trouvent les entreprises qui excellent dans...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 5 pages | August 2000 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
There is more than a grain of truth to the maxim those who fail to plan, plan to fail. At the other end of the spectrum, there are organizations that excel in integrated strategic...
The Conference Board of Canada | 4 pages | June 2000 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Canada is facing the biggest shift in corporate power in 50 years. Over one-third of our directors are expected to step down by 2002.
The Conference Board of Canada | 6 pages | May 2000 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Communication is what allows organizations not only to function but to flourish. A recent study observed a definite correlation between high-performing organizations and strong...
The Conference Board of Canada | 6 pages | February 2000 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Corporations are finding that focusing strictly on profits can alienate communities. Conversely, concern for communities and corporate social responsibility can boost profits over...
The Conference Board of Canada | 4 pages | September 1999 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Who does what, and why, are questions whose answers are fundamental to the success of corporations. The appropriate delegation of authorities and effective division of powers is...
The Conference Board of Canada | 23 pages | August 1999 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Who does what, and why, are questions whose answers are fundamental to the success of corporations. The appropriate delegation of authorities and effective division of powers is...
The Conference Board of Canada | 4 pages | August 1999 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Qui fait quoi et pourquoi? Les réponses à cette question jouent un rôle fondamental dans le succès des entreprises. Une délégation appropriée des pouvoirs revêt particulièrement...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 5 pages | August 1999 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
Good corporate governance comes down to following six basic principles, and those corporations that follow these principles can expect to reap a number of benefits.
The Conference Board of Canada | 6 pages | March 1999 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
This study updates directorship and governance practices in Canada, comparing them with benchmarks obtained over the past 25 years of research.
The Conference Board of Canada | 4 pages | January 1999 | by David A.H. Brown, Debra L. Brown
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