Board packs are too backward-looking, internally focused and time-consuming to produce, according to research by ICSA: The Governance Institute.
Board packs are too backward-looking, internally focused and time-consuming to produce, according to a recent survey of governance professionals.
The report—Challenges to Effective Board Reporting, by ICSA: The Governance Institute and Board Intelligence—also suggests that the size of board packs is an obstacle to effective oversight and prevents board members from engaging in forward-looking and strategic conversations.
Indeed, 74% of respondents said that their board packs are bigger than necessary. This figure rises to 85% for the largest organisations (those with a turnover of more than £500m), where board packs average more th
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