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Corporate culture has become a topic of national conversation. Organisational balance sheets and reputations are being severely impacted and regulatory scrutiny is intensifying. At the s[...]
Culture also comes from the middle – not just from the top. It is also a local construct because conduct is sensitive to context. It is driven by social factors. Boards, leadership tea[...]
Formulating a risk management program without defining your Risk Appetite is like designing a bridge without knowing which river it needs to span. The bridge will be too long or too shor[...]
Board composition is a critical issue that should concern the quality of board decision making, and not only a single selection criteria such as gender or age balance. Gender diversity i[...]
Boards are spending a significant amount of time focusing on the technical process related to board procedures and responsibilities, and the control structures of the board. Whilst these[...]
There was a time when a directorship was akin to a life peerage, where tenure was perpetual until the director became physically incapable of attending meetings. Today, the issue of boar[...]
Corporate governance is part of a complex process involving regulations, guidelines and industry practices designed to monitor and manage the operations of organisations. It affords a se[...]
Corporate culture is enacted and continuously created by every member of an organisation through their day-to-day participation. It provides employees with (largely unspoken) rules for h[...]
Establishing quotas within the boardroom is at the forefront of conversations surrounding improvements to board diversity. While there have been a number studies linking enhancement of b[...]
The skills and experience of directors is a topic of critical importance to fellow board members and shareholders. There is continual debate regarding the optimum skill-set for a direct[...]
Contemporary boardrooms are significantly different environments from those prior to the GFC, and boards that do not keep pace with both regulatory and stakeholder expectations do so at[...]
A relatively inexpensive and effective way to strengthen an organisation is by establishing an Advisory Board. Performance orientated organisations, including large conglomerates, statu[...]