The Board’s Role in Strategy in a Changing Environment

As change in the business environment accelerates, companies and their boards of directors must follow suit. Given the greater variety of business environments and the growing importance of non-competitive forces, corporate strategy is becoming more complex — and an increasingly important driver of performance. Furthermore, directors are facing calls from other stakeholders, including management and investors, to be more deeply involved in setting strategy.

However, the extent and manner of engagement in strategy currently vary widely from board to board. What challenges do directors face, what benefits can they bring to the table, and what are the best practices of forward-looking companies when it comes to the board’s role in strategy?

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