Inside corporate boards.




Inside Corporate Boards

The boards of directors at small, midsize and large companies share some general characteristics, but differ in the precise role that they play in corporate governance and in the compensation they receive. Here is a summary of recent trends in corporate governance.

Common standing
committees of
boards found at
both large and
small companies


Board compensation per director


Average number of meetings a year per committee


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