Five More Traps in Board Papers – How data can mislead

In a previous article, I outlined some of the traps in Board papers, including some related to data. But the subject of how data in Board papers can mislead readers is a rich one, so here are five more traps to look out for. Averages Possibly the best known trap, the...

Eight Common Traps in Board Papers

“Board papers are little bit like a bikini; what they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital”. With apologies to Irving R Levine INTRODUCTION In theory, the difficult bit about being a NED is supposed to be weighing the numerous, important and complex...