Book Description: Dr. Curtis J. Crawford’s book Compliance and Conviction, addresses how challenges affecting corporate directors also impacts investors and other stakeholders. Why, and whom, should care about corporate governance is researched and discussed. Providing a historical perspective, this book focuses on topics including succession planning, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) supervision, executive compensation, and director independence. The influence of institutional investor pressure and differences between traditional, standard and enlightened boards, are examined. Included is a set of measurement tools available to assist directors in determining what type of board they are and aspire to be.