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.
On the board’s agenda | February 2016
Private company governance: Independent board members can be a valuable resource for private companies
Private company owners should consider the benefits of having independent board members. They can be a valuable resource for a private enterprise, bringing diverse perspectives, knowledge and experience to the boardroom.
Growth from all directions
This survey, now in its third consecutive year of publication, provides a unique perspective on the concerns that boards of directors face around the world, on a variety of corporate governance matters, ranging from board composition and risk oversight, to the directors’ role in strategy.
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.
On the board’s agenda
Topical issues for boards of directors globally
This article delves into our experts’ views on topics such as the board’s role in succession planning, the need for a Human Resource Appetite Statement, the constant evolution of technology, and the demographics of the workforce.