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Board practices

Guidance for boards and directors on governing during COVID-19.

By Institute of Directors
24 Aug 2021
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Institute of Directors

COVID-19 has has considerable impact on our boardrooms. See an extract from the Four Pillars: Forecasting the future board.

In this article on board leadership in 2020 we highlight considerations and questions for boards through 2020 and into 2021.

As organisations navigate recovery from COVID-19, culture should not be overlooked as it will be critical to their new normal and future success. See our article Culture is critical to success.

Virtual board meetings during COVID-19 - and beyond

While physical distancing restrictions remain in place virtual board meetings are on the rise. Some boards will already be practiced in holding board or committee meetings online. For others this will be a new experience.

We discuss four key areas in the article Virtual board meetings during COVID-19 - and beyond to help boards conduct effective online meetings.

Rick Christie CFInstD shares tips for hosting successful virtual board meetings

Also see Diligent's virtual meeting toolkit (sign up required)

Other resources

A global survey by national partner Marsh on how directors responded to the COVID-19 crisis has found most worked harder, and smarter.

Always on duty: the future board (IoD and MinterEllisonRuddWatts) considers innovation in the board model and the ways in which boards may be able to work more effectively especially in times of crisis.

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