Boards are deepening their involvement in company strategy and refining their oversight of the critical risks facing the company, according to KPMG's 2015 Global Pulse Survey.
More than half of the directors and executives surveyed said their board has increased its involvement in the formulation of strategy alternatives and sharpened its focus on improving risk-related information flowing to the board.
The survey responses — from more than 1,000 directors and senior executives in 28 countries — suggest that while many boards are clearly stepping up their game, significant challenges remain, including linking strategy and risk, and addressing growing cyber security risks.
Among the key findings:
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