Toward a Value-Creating Board

The amount of time board directors spend on their work and commit to strategy is rising. But in a new survey, few respondents rate their boards as effective at most tasks or report good feedback or training practices.

Why Some Private Equity Firms Do Better Than Others

Private equity firms score their biggest wins by helping the companies in their portfolios to outperform industry peers. Our research shows that these firms do so by governing their companies actively, offering focused incentives, investing lots of time during the first 100 days, developing plans to create value, and changing management teams early when necessary.