With an increasing number of organisations having to adapt and transform how they work, many are now benefitting by welcoming the idea of a 'Shadow Board'. This is a group of employees who work with the main board to help establish strategic initiatives. By leveraging the thoughts of a younger and more diverse audience, it better reflects customer expectations and demands - both of which are critical to success.
This thought provoking article includes tips from those that have embraced the idea and the clear benefits in having done so, as well as how to ensure its success for both the company and participants.
When companies are going through large-scale transformations, having diversity of thought can prompt the best solutions in the interest of the business.