A report from ecoDa cautions that current boardroom composition may not “respond to the imperatives” of the post-pandemic business environment.
The trials placed on governments, economies and societies by Covid-19 are far from over, but it’s already clear that the pandemic is forcing organisations—and boardrooms—to adapt. One realisation is that current trends of boardroom composition may not be fit for purpose in this new environment.
That’s an observation made by experts brought together by ecoDa, the European association of institutes of directors, as it explored the impact of Covid-19 on boards and their practices through a series of web seminars.
Composition is not a new issue—indeed the experts were of the view that the pandemic has largely served to accelerate
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