boardroom

(redirected from boardrooms)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.

board·room

 (bôrd′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
The room where the members of a board meet.

boardroom

(ˈbɔːdˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
(Commerce)
a. a room where the board of directors of a company meets
b. (as modifier): a boardroom power struggle.

board′room`

or board′ room`,



n.
a room set aside for meetings of a board, esp. of a corporation.
[1880–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boardroom - a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)boardroom - a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)
diwan, divan - a Muslim council chamber or law court
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Translations

boardroom

[ˈbɔːdrʊm] Nsala f de juntas

boardroom

[ˈbɔːrdruːm] nsalle f du conseil d'administrationboardroom level n
at boardroom level (in company)au niveau du conseil d'administrationboardroom pay n (= directors' pay) → paie f des dirigeants
References in classic literature ?
On reaching the offices of the board, Stepan Arkadyevitch, escorted by a deferential porter with a portfolio, went into his little private room, put on his uniform, and went into the boardroom.
It was not yet two, when the large glass doors of the boardroom suddenly opened and someone came in.
When the case had been read through, Stepan Arkadyevitch got up and stretched, and by way of tribute to the liberalism of the times took out a cigarette in the boardroom and went into his private room.
I had expected to see him in the boardroom, on the Monday evening of which I am now writing, and had proposed to tell him, when we met, of dear Aunt Verinder's arrival in London.
Most boardrooms are situated in a corner office with a spectacular view, explains Maione.
Videoconferencing is making a steady march into the boardrooms and desktop computers of corporate America.
She said: "In terms of women starting up their own businesses, women are not actually working their way up into the boardrooms.
Some even suggest a contagious wave is sweeping through corporate boardrooms, and that boardroom cabals will become the norm .
BOSTON -- Ignoring calls by advocates of sound governance, shareholders and the socially responsible investment community for greater diversity in corporate boardrooms, the leadership of most of the nation's public companies continues to fill board vacancies with individuals who look just like themselves: white and male.
Although the Hispanic population grows steadily larger, both in absolute terms and as a proportion of the American population, Hispanic representation in the boardrooms at the nation's biggest companies is not keeping pace, according to a survey by HispanTelligence.
In this court, the most important legal decisions on the topics of director responsibility and corporate governance make business history and shape the boardrooms of the future.
Who: Executive compensation expert Brent Longnecker has over 20 years of experience consulting with CEOs in boardrooms across the globe.