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Highlights from the Global Board of Directors Survey

As part of one of the most comprehensive surveys of corporate directors around the world (4,000-plus directors from 60 countries), Spencer Stuart; Professor Boris Groysberg and Yo-Jud Cheng from Harvard Business School, and WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation, led by Susan Stautberg; and independent researcher Deborah Bell; explore how directors feel about the economy, board effectiveness and compensation — and uncover where male and female directors diff­er on these issues here.

Wait and See on the Economy

Readiness for risk areas

The Female Factor

Turnover policies favored

Board use of evaluations varies

Time at the top

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