Corporate strategy: 20 questions directors should ask in order to be involved and effective

Understand strategy in your organization, learn to oversee strategic planning, review key elements of a plan, and work through any unexpected changes.

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20 Questions Directors Should Ask about Strategy will help you understand the board’s work in strategy by asking insightful questions, including:

  • How will management and the board be engaged in strategy development?
  • What is the board’s risk appetite when it comes to strategy?
  • What do you know about the industries in which you operate? Are any likely to restructure? Why?
  • How does your strategy affect your skill and resource requirements?
  • Does your strategy incorporate corporate social responsibility?
  • Are your directors prepared for events that could put you on the front line of high-stakes strategic decisions?


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