NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Strategy Development: Executive Summary

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The Report of the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Strategy Development discusses why boards should reassess their role in strategy, provides a framework for earlier board engagement in the company’s strategy formulation, and offers tips for changing the rhythm of the board’s dialogue with management on strategy. Additionally, the report addresses what is needed from the board to support continual oversight of strategy development, execution, course correction, and related information and control systems.

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