Anne Kirkeby

Reporting on corporate culture

‘Corporate culture is more than something intangible, warm and fuzzy – it is accountability’s younger sister. It is hard data such as a company’s ability and willingness to link performance and remuneration, strategy and KPIs, report back on progress against targets, set future priorities, and its long-term thinking and planning, as well as its risk appetite.’

Dr Sabine Dembkowski

Board audit: let’s get it right

‘Given that management is the key enabler and driver of value creation it is quite surprising how little effort is presently put into the systematic development of executive boards. Should this not be one of the key tasks of chairmen and actually one they are measured on?’