Facilitating the board’s engagement in strategy

Considered as one of the top challenges for board’s today, this white paper from KPMG focuses on helping the CEO/Board chair to facilitate the board’s engagement in strategy. It’s never been more important to devote quality time to strategy and thinking about the future as technology, innovation and other disruptive forces undermine business models and […]

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On the board agenda – half year 2019

Deloitte’s ‘Governance in focus’ series provides guidance and views on key aspects of the latest developments. This half year update is a timely summary of the areas for board focus in 2019 as we enter the second half of the year.

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A remedy for healthcare boards

As healthcare firms face one traumatic shift after another, an old-style way of picking and running boards is changing too. Korn Ferry looks at the makeovers of a few key examples.

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Board Monitor US 2019: What’s changed in 10 years, what hasn’t, and what’s next

Over the past decade, the percentage of new director appointments to Fortune 500 boards that went to women more than doubled. Yet the percentage of women overall on those boards has remained stubbornly low. In 2009, the first year that Heidrick & Struggles tracked the key attributes of new directors, 18% of appointments went to […]

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Review of the effectiveness of independent board evaluation in the UK listed sector

The purpose of this review is to assess the quality of independent board evaluation in the UK listed sector and identify ways in which it might be improved.

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Going for Gold: The 2019 Global Board Culture and Director Behaviors Survey

Board and director performance depends on the quality of board leadership, the ability of the board to focus on the right issues and a small number of critical director behaviours. This years report from Russell Reynolds focuses on understanding a group of boards they call “Gold Medal Boards, the study concludes with a set of […]

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FT–ICSA Boardroom Bellwether – Winter 2018

The FT–ICSA Boardroom Bellwether is a twice-yearly survey of FTSE 350 companies that seeks to gauge the sentiment inside UK boardrooms. It canvasses the views of their company secretaries to find out how boards are responding to the challenges of the economy, market conditions and the wider business and governance environment.

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New Voices in the Boardroom: The Gradual Evolution of Board Composition

Looking to the year ahead, the following report discusses the board trends Spencer Stuart believes will continue or accelerate in 2019, and how they are likely to shape board composition in 2019 and beyond.

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Boardroom Behaviour and the QCA Corporate Governance Code

The QCA Corporate Governance Code states that the board of a company is responsible for setting the vision and strategy for the company to deliver value to its shareholders. But how do small and mid-sized companies and their advisors think boards and directors are performing in relation to this in the real world?

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2019 Governance Outlook – Projections on Emerging Board Matters

This report is designed to give corporate directors and senior executive a comprehensive overview of major business and governance issues likely to demand board focus over the coming year. The report begins with an introduction from NACD, highlighting survey findings about leading board priorities for 2019, and follows with four partner contributions that provide distinct […]

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