Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Monitoring Risks Before They Go Viral: Is it Time for the Board to Embrace Social Media?

Given the pervasiveness of social media, should the board of directors pay closer attention to the information exchanged on these sites?  Can this information be used to improve oversight and risk management?

In this Closer Look, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan at the Corporate Governance Research Program and researcher Sarah M. Larcker examine this issue in detail.

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