Board leaders exist on stormy seas of change. The question is, can they stay afloat by adapting to the way the wind is blowing, or will they go down with the ship?
Poor old boards. Battered and bruised by issue after issue. Not only do we have the most substantive changes to corporate governance for many years but an environment of political, technological and environmental turmoil.
The people in white coats are even suggesting that section 172, long-enshrined in the Companies Act, should actually be acknowledged and reported against as well as other socially driven agendas such as diversity.
What is the world coming to? To quote a CEO (unattributably): “Do you mean the checkout girls are going to have a say on my salary and sit in the boardroom?”
How are boards rising to this chall
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