organizational talent management

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On the board’s agenda | June 2015

Organisational talent

In today’s business world of new advancements and shifts in technology, globalization and demographics, boards face the challenge of ensuring their organizations are effectively and appropriately aligning themselves to succeed in this “new world of work.” On the board’s agenda is a series of articles set to be released every 6-8 weeks and will share insights on how boards can surge their organizations forward both cohesively and successfully while facing the challenges of today. Each issue will examine a single topic in detail, and will include the perspectives of a Deloitte professional with deep expertise in the subject matter as well as the views of an experienced external expert on the topic.

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Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: Is your organization ready for the global tax reset?

For organizations with multinational operations, BEPS and the global tax reset is much more than a tax issue—it is a business issue.

In this issue...

John Jarrett, Associate Director, ESG research at FTSE Russell and Heather Evans, National Managing Partner, Tax Deloitte Canada, discuss the biggest change to international tax practices in over a generation. For organizations with multinational operations, BEPS and the global tax reset is much more than a tax issue—it is a business issue that will require the input of the C-suite and the board of directors.

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Proactive engagement: Opportunity to build stronger relationships

Shareholders need information that enables them to understand an organization’s governance policies, performance, business objectives, and key risks. Good engagement practices with shareholders not only strengthens the trust and credibility with the company by keeping them informed, it also provides the board valuable feedback about shareholders priorities and concerns.

In this issue…

Abe Friedman, founder and managing partner at CamberView Partners and Deb DeHaas, National Partner, US Center for Governance, Deloitte LLP, lend their perspective on how companies can proactively engage shareholders to help build stronger relationships. Insights are offered on which shareholders to engage and when, as well as the importance of the approach in doing so.

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In today’s business world of new advancements and shifts in technology, globalization and demographics, boards of directors face the challenge of ensuring their organization is effectively and appropriately aligning themselves to succeed in this challenging environment.

On the board’s agenda is a new series of articles that will share insights on how boards can move their organizations forward, both cohesively and successfully, while facing the challenges of today. Each issue will examine a single topic in detail, and will include the perspectives of a Deloitte professional with deep expertise in the subject matter as well as the views of an experienced external director.

This edition focuses on the board’s role with regards to talent. 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.

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