WASHINGTON, Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 20,000 board members, today released its 2018–2019 NACD Public Company Governance Survey, an annual survey that reveals trends and insights for board governance of public companies across the country. Changes in the regulatory climate, the prospect of an economic slowdown, and worsening geopolitical volatility topped the list of concerns for 2019 in this survey of more than 500 public-company directors. Artificial intelligence is ranked as the biggest technology disruptor but also the biggest business enabler.
“Directors are watching for shifts in the regulatory and economic climate that could impact their companies over the next year,” said Peter Gleason, president and CEO of NACD. “These often interconnected risks lead to increased business uncertainty as management finds their likelihood difficult to anticipate and their impact challenging to mitigate.”
Outlined below are highlights from the report’s key findings.
Economic and Political Uncertainty, Intensifying Trade Conflicts Among…