Who will be the Chair of the future?
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Much has been written about the development of the role and responsibilities of the CEO and their executive team. However, there has been far less debate around one of the other most influential roles driving the impact and future success of businesses: the Chair of the board.
2019 Directors’ Alert
Taking the long-term view
Boards are uniquely positioned to oversee the long-term vision of an organization. Yet, many boards and executive teams are often tempted to focus on the short term. How can boards inject long-term thinking into their oversight role? Hear from Deloitte business leaders and non-executive directors on how boards can apply a long-term lens to their oversight role in an age of disruption and uncertainty.
A crisis of confidence
Board survey finds gaps between awareness of crisis threats and preparation to handle them
Awareness of threats is not the same as preparation to deal with them. More than three-quarters (76%) of surveyed board members believe their companies would respond effectively if a crisis struck tomorrow. But less than half (49%) of their companies have taken steps to be truly crisis-ready.
Thinking differently about boards
Are boards worth it? The best way to demonstrate that boards matter is to show their impact. This opinion piece explores what positive impact looks like, the qualities of boards that have a positive impact and how to go about measuring or evaluating that impact.
EMEA 360 Boardroom Survey
Agenda priorities across the region
Deloitte is pleased to present the inaugural EMEA 360 Boardroom survey. The survey presents the views of 271 directors across 20 countries in the EMEA region, providing a unique perspective on the issues currently faced by boards of directors.