BoardroomDirect: Update on current board issues - December 2013

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Corporate Governance Series 01/02/2014 by Center for Board Governance
BoardroomDirect: Update on current board issues - December 2013

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This issue of BoardroomDirect® provides a synopsis of PwC’s Key considerations for board and audit committee members, 2013-2014 edition. That publication offers insight into major issues facing directors, such as strategy, emerging technologies and Big Data, risk oversight, the talent pipeline, corporate ethics, the financials, and stakeholder communications. There are also actions for directors to consider for each issue.

This issue of BoardroomDirect® provides a synopsis of PwC’s Key considerations for board and audit committee members, 2013-2014 edition. That publication offers insight into major issues facing directors, such as strategy, emerging technologies and Big Data, risk oversight, the talent pipeline, corporate ethics, the financials, and stakeholder communications. There are also actions for directors to consider for each issue.

The topics covered in the report include strategy (considering megatrends, the customer experience, and supply chains), emerging technologies and Big Data (tapping new avenues for revenue and growth), risk oversight (focusing on cybersecurity and third parties), talent pipeline (having the right skills and experience for the future, including the boardroom), corporate ethics (gauging the compliance atmosphere), the financials (keying in on complex accounting, and keeping up with regulators and standard-setters), and stakeholder communications (deciding when to engage and whether to expand the audit committee report).

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