OCTOBER 1990

More than two-thirds of Inc. 500 companies surveyed have boards. But few take well to outside directors.

Percentage of outsiders on board

0 43%

1-20% 16

21-40% 14

41-60% 15

61-80% 8

81-100% 4

Source: Inc. Survey of 456 companies reporting a four-year growth rate of 573% or higher since 1984.