BoardMatters Quarterly, April 2012
The pursuit of growth often leads businesses across borders — sometimes into high-risk areas.
To stay competitive and expand, companies and their boards must be prepared to respond to new opportunities and threats quickly. In this issue, we focus on international business matters and discuss the risks and key considerations related to global economic events, international taxes, changing trade patterns and political instability.
With ongoing challenges in the Eurozone and slow growth in North America, companies will continue to look elsewhere for growth. We hope this issue of BoardMatters Quarterly helps you navigate the journey and manage the risks.
In this issue:
Whether entering new markets, promoting innovation or thinking about talent in new ways, opportunities for growth do exist. Our Growing Beyond program
helps you find them.
Globalization and new strategies for growth
As new markets expand and globalization increases, opportunities are becoming harder to find. Our third globalization report
explores some specific challenges and potential responses.
The globalization index
Our interactive map
tracks the performance of the world's 60 largest countries. Select a country to see the rate of globalization.
Effectiveness and accountability in the boardroom
Kellogg School of Management, Corporate Governance Program, 20-23 May 2012
Ernst & Young and the Kellogg School of Management invite you to attend an intensive program for current and future board members. Get more details