In one of the most comprehensive global surveys of corporate board directors to date, men and women directors were found to be in striking alignment on economic outlook, political and regulatory concerns, and the business challenges facing their companies – but differ sharply when it comes to board diversity. 

Released today, the 2012 Board of Directors Survey – conducted by Women Corporate Directors (WCD), Heidrick&Struggles, Professor Boris Groysberg of the Harvard Business School, and researcher Deborah Bell – details the governance practices, strategic priorities, and views on their own boards’ strengths and weaknesses of more than 1,000 directors from around the world.

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