Writing and publishing articles is an important part of thought leadership. Pederson writes extensively on timely board topics including Innovation as a Board Responsibility, Strategy Driven by the Board, Governance in Today’s World, Diversity in the Boardroom. She also continues to write on subjects important in the media and technology worlds notably on how disruptive technology is changing the industry landscape and outlook.
|Applying Best Practices from Public to Private Boards||Family Business||March – April 2014|
Discussion on how family companies can add value by incorporating best practices of corporate boards. Specific recommendations were provided to improve processes and procedures in order to improve financial performance, reduce risk and enhance business opportunities.
|Innovation and Risk||Risk & Compliance||April – June 2014|
An overview of innovation as a board responsibility outlining its importance to corporations,the role of culture in innovation and innovation as a boardroom responsibility. It then discussed the role of risk management as it relates to innovation, and the process to manage risk while facilitating new business introduction.
|Innovation and Risk Management: The Reality of Implementation||Risk & Compliance||September – December 2014|
This article built on the overview and went into more details on how to create an innovation portfolio, aligning risk with innovation and assigning responsibilities. Topics that were discussed included creating an appropriate innovation strategy and portfolio, determining your risk profile and tolerance, aligning your innovation strategy to your risk profile and implementing the plan.
|Innovation: The Forgotten Board Priority||Agenda||March 24, 2015|
The Financial Times magazine for CEOs, Agenda, discussed the importance of innovation as a board priority. It described Best Practices and how specific companies are incorporating innovation into their board responsibilities.
|Women on Board||Women Corporate Directors Book Release||January 2015|
Lessons learned on board membership and committee responsibilities. Input on strategy, non-traditional committees, and family versus private versus public board practices.
|Director to Watch||Directors & Boards||December 2013|