The Board Directors You Need For A Transformation

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Okay, so chances are your company is an incumbent player and you need a positive change that propels you into this era of data and customer-centricity. It turns out, according to this article that boards are increasingly seeking directors who bring operational capabilities and who could guide the re-engineering of the entire organisation. This model is preferred over placing an emphasis on disruptive forces - people who have been deeply embedded in digital, often with experience from a pure-play company. So don’t neglect operational experience when chosing board members. And pair new board members with veterans to learn the ropes and assimilate into the culture, the authors conclude in Harvard Business Review.

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