Key issues: Succession planning

PwC thought leadership:

Family Business Corporate Governance Series: Succession planning
Succession planning’s goal is to provide the least amount of disruption to your business and to give you the widest possible choice of qualified candidates before you make that decision. While the process may consider candidates from outside the family and the company, in many cases it focuses on managers who are already with the company.

2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey (board priorities and practices)
Directors are evaluating board priorities and practices. Strong leadership skills and self-evaluations are important for boards to be effective.

What matters in the boardroom? Director and investor views on trends shaping governance and the board of the future
This research compares the responses of PwC’s 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey and PwC’s 2014 Investor Survey on such issues as risk management, strategy, executive compensation, and IT/cybersecurity.

Up close and professional: the family factor (2014 Global Family Business Survey)
This report shows what family businesses in 2014 are planning as they look to professionalize the business and family while competing in an increasingly global, complex marketplace.

Family Business Corporate Governance Series: What is a board’s role in a family business?
More and more family businesses are interested in corporate governance today. Many want to understand the value a board brings, and how to evolve their board to provide that value. This publication is the first in a series about family business corporate governance.

BoardroomDirect August 2013 (Issue in focus: Board renewal: Taking a fresh look at boardroom composition)
Many boards are taking a fresh look at director skill sets as they refresh their ranks.

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