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Board survey research: Risk management in the boardroom

December 2008

An Insync study in conjunction with Board Benchmarking

This research is based on a board survey that captured the views of 625 directors who sit on 79 different Australian and New Zealand boards are shared in this comprehensive study about risk management in their own organisations.

The spotlight is likely to shine more brightly on risk management as economic times become more difficult and volatile. With a tightening economic climate, governments, shareholders, directors and management should expect a significant increase in scrutiny over the next few years. Oversight and review of the risk management practices and culture, in all types of organisations, are paramount. Boards must provide appropriate leadership and direction in relation to these important issues.

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