Article | Directors & Boards | Second Quarter 2014

Dynamics of the Board Interview

by Blythe McGarvie


You want candidates who meet the requirements of cultural fit, the right skill set, and meaningful diversity. No one expects the candidate to know everything about the company during the interview process. Research shows that companies with more women on their boards have higher return on sales, higher return on invested capital and higher return on equity. This article explains what boards need to ask to obtain the best board members.


McGarvie, Blythe. "Dynamics of the Board Interview." Directors & Boards 38, no. 3 (Second Quarter 2014).