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Phyllis Deiso

Phyllis Deiso is a partner and the National SEC Practice Leader for RSM and a member of the RSM board of directors.


Entries by Phyllis Deiso

Outside the Boardroom Bubble: How Is Your Board Assessing Customer Needs?

July 21, 2017

Ensuring that boards are properly and efficiently assessing customer needs.

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How Boards Can Help Companies Stay Ahead Of the Labor Shortage

June 5, 2017

Explore the reasons behind the current labor shortages--and what can be done by corporations to mitigate the problem.

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The Agile Board: Preparing for Compliance Amid Uncertainty

March 27, 2017

How boards can approach the CEO pay disclosure rule in an uncertain regulatory environment.

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Investing Globally? Arm Yourself With the Best Data, Strategy, and Support

September 12, 2016

Your strategy must be tailored to fit different parts of the world while meeting the unique needs of your company.

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Engage With Shareholders—It’s Good for You!

July 11, 2016

Shareholder engagement is a process, not a one-time event.

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Update Your Board’s 2016 Dashboard by Answering These Five Questions

May 23, 2016

Sure, the global business environment is in flux, perhaps now more than ever; however, that doesn’t mean your board has to be adrift.

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The Connected Board

March 28, 2016

Boards increasingly require specialized knowledge that traditional directors—most often CEOs—may not possess.

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Guarding the Corporate Castle

November 24, 2015

Guarding the corporate castle is a complex task in today's business environment. Here are five new threats that should be on every director's radar.

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The Strategically Aligned Board: How to Get There from Here

September 17, 2015

What is the process boards should follow to ensure that they create the right board team? Here are a few directions for boards deciding on where they want to take the company next.

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The 21st-Century Board: Built for Change

July 30, 2015

Boards will continue to undergo transformation in the next decade. Here's a look at how the boards of the future will look and perform.

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Want to Attract Great Directors? Be a Great Board

February 2, 2015

Phyllis Deiso of McGladrey provides several suggestions for how boards can attract a pool of great directors.

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Commit to In-Depth Board Assessments to Decrease Risk, Increase Effectiveness

November 24, 2014

While the government does not require regular board assessments, Phyllis Deiso of consulting firm McGladrey points out the benefits of conducting the assessments.

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Embracing Diversity on the Board Is One Way to Reduce Risk

September 25, 2014

Phyllis Deiso discusses steps boards can take to increase diversity as a means of trying to mitigate overall risk.

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What Boards Can Do Now While Companies Wait for Tax Reform

The final details of any tax reform bill are not yet known, but based on proposals and public remarks, likely areas for reform include lowering business tax rates, provisions to encourage domestic job growth and investment, and changes to the taxation of globally active companies.

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