Dbriefs Webcast

Corporate culture risk and the board

Governance, Risk, & Compliance

July 18 | 2 p.m. ET | 18:00 GMT

Host: Deb DeHaas, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

Corporate scandals involving problematic company cultures can lead to investors questioning the effectiveness of the board's governance role, as well as asking about financial penalties, reputational damage, and other organizational impacts. How can board members better monitor corporate culture, understand potential cultural risks, and ask effective questions of management to best address problems early on? We'll discuss:

  • The culture spectrum, from good to toxic, and warning signs.
  • How a positive culture can be reinforced across the organization.
  • Ideas for setting the tone at the top and influencing culture.
  • The importance of a strong board culture.

Participants will learn how board members can provide effective oversight of corporate culture risk.

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Deborah DeHaas

Deborah DeHaas

Vice Chairman and National Managing Partner

Deb is vice chairman and national managing partner of the Center for Board Effectiveness, Deloitte. She is responsible for Deloitte’s boardroom programs that support corporate boards and directors in ... More

Tonie Leatherberry

Tonie Leatherberry

Principal | Deloitte & Touche LLP

Antoinette (Tonie) has had a distinguished career with Deloitte spanning nearly 30 years serving Fortune 100 Manufacturing, Retail, and Consumer Business clients and supporting key accounts across Str... More

Carey L. Oven

Carey L. Oven

Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory

Carey is a Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory partner and chief talent officer in Deloitte & Touche LLP and is passionate in driving leading Deloitte initiatives for our professionals in all aspects o... More