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Partners, senior advisors and professionals, KPMG LLP
Eight items for boards to consider as they focus their 2020 agendas on the critical challenges at hand and on the road ahead.
Prioritizing board agendas will be particularly challenging in 2020 as the game-changing implications of technological and digital innovation, growing demands to address environmental and social issues, scrutiny of corporate culture, and investor expectations for greater board engagement, diversity, and long-term performance all drive a sharper focus on positioning the company for the future. Combined with concerns about the economy—mounting trade tensions, resurging debt, a looming market correction—and political gridlock in the U.S., U.K., and elsewhere, the year ahead will require a careful balance of near-term focus, agility, and long-term thinking.
Drawing on insights from our work and interactions with directors and business leaders, we highlight eight items for boards to consider as they focus their 2020 agendas on the critical challenges at hand and on the road ahead:
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