The 2014 boardroom agenda
Boards should remain focused on their core responsibilities of monitoring performance, advising on and working with management to set and monitor strategy, establishing effective governance policies, reviewing talent management and CEO succession planning, and helping to set a culture founded on integrity. Each topic outlined in this article should be considered as part of the core board responsibilities.
Although some of the topics appeared on 2013 boardroom agendas, including leadership structure and executive compensation, boards should remain mindful of trends, investor viewpoints, and leading practices in each of these areas. Further, boards should be aware of emerging topics, including those included in this article, such as cybersecurity and data analytics. As the governance landscape evolves, it is important for boards to remain vigilant and informed as new topics continue to make their way onto boardroom agendas.