Governance in the Digital Age: A Guide for the Modern Corporate Board Director

Governance in the Digital Age: A Guide for the Modern Corporate Board Director


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A new edition of the #1 text in the human computer Interaction field!

This book seeks to chart the technology-fueled changes taking place in the field of corporate governance and describes the impact these changes are having on boards and the enterprises they govern. It also describes what the future could look like once companies truly embrace the power of technology to change governance.

Additionally, this book will provide a set of "suggested action steps" for companies and their boards focused on ways they can leverage technology tools to enhance governance immediately. Through a review of the latest governance research, interviews with key thought leaders, and case studies of enterprises that have embraced governance technology, readers will be armed with new insights and approaches they can take to enhance the work of their boards and senior leaders to reach new levels of performance.

  • Explains how to use design and evaluation techniques for developing successful interactive technologies
  • Demonstrates, through many examples, the cognitive, social and affective issues that underpin the design of these technologies
  • Provides thought-provoking design dilemmas and interviews with expert designers and researchers
  • Uses a strong pedagogical format to foster understanding and enjoyment

An accompanying website contains extensive additional teaching and learning material including slides for each chapter, comments on chapter activities, and a number of in-depth case studies written by researchers and designers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119546702
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/16/2019
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,211,568
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

BRIAN STAFFORD is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Diligent. Formerly, Stafford was a partner with McKinsey & Company, and is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

DOTTIE SCHINDLINGER is Diligent's Vice President of Thought Leadership. She is a leading expert in the field who researches and writes on governance issues, and presents related topics frequently at industry conferences globally.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xvii

About The Authors xix

Introduction xxi

Part 1 Governance Practices in the Digital Age 01

1 Ensuring Value Creation (Despite Volatility) 03

2 Building a Resilient Board 21

3 The Board’s Expanding Role in Managing Risk 41

4 Building Insights and Just-in-Time Strategies 61

5 From Corporate Citizenship to ESG 83

6 Directors and Personal Accountability 99

Part 2 Framework for Modern Governance 121

7 Board Behavioral Profiles: A Governance Roadmap for the Digital Age 123

8 Board Behavioral Profiles in Action 153

Index 159

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