Corporate Governance
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Brilliant Senior Team Work

November 20, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Editors' Pick, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland A large number of businesses have a gap between the espoused strategy and what actually happens day by day. So much so that it even has its own phrase in the consultancy world – “the rift between the rhetoric and the reality”. In this article, John Sutherland discusses how to bridge the …

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Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and Treat Early

March 12, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Corporate Governance, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Karsten Jonsen, Karen A. Jehn, Sonja Rispens and Lindred L. Greer Conflicts are daily realities of organisational teams, and most people are aware of how they negatively impact an organisation’s performance. This article explores how managers can resolve

Improving Digital Innovation in Large Enterprise: Strengthening e-Leadership at C-level

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Corporate Governance, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Emerging Ideas, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By Joe Peppard, Simon Robinson and Tobias Hüsing If your company doesn’t want to miss out on the new opportunities IT offers for business innovation, you need people at C-level with a challenging combination of competencies: they have to be digitally

Boards Face Leadership Crisis in Changing Times

May 21, 2014 • Corporate GovernanceComments (0)

By Andrew Kakabadse Boards can prove easy targets for their critics. Below, Andrew Kakabadse discusses how to make boards work, and argues that directors should be independent enough to raise questions and challenge management decisions, while board diversity

BoardVantage: Success Beyond the Boardroom

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, Business Mobility & E-CommerceComments (0)

Used by over half the Fortune 100 companies, BoardVantage is making the paperless boardroom a reality.

The Chief Strategy Officer in the European Firm: Professionalising Strategy in Times of Uncertainty

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Corporate Governance, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Markus Menz, Günter Müller-Stewens, Tim Zimmermann & Christian Lattwein The chief strategy officer (CSO) position has recently been gaining prominence in European firms. However, little is known about this new executive role. In this article, the

Building Ethical Business Cultures: BRIC by BRIC

March 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Corporate Governance, Global Business, Social ImpactComments (2)

By Alexandre Ardichvili, Douglas Jondle, Jack Wiley, Edgard Cornacchione, Jessica Li & Thomas Thakadipuram As the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRICs) continue to grow both in size and clout, and their resident multinational corporations

CEOs, Mind Your Own Business! Why and How Corporate CEOs Should Pay More Attention to Corporate Functions

March 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, OPERATION, Corporate Governance, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Andrew Campbell, Sven Kunisch & Günter Müller-Stewens The corporate office consists of the CEO and the corporate functions. It is the main vehicle for delivering corporate added value. Yet corporate functions often underperform and corporate offices

Board of Directors Oversight of Leadership Risk

January 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Finance & Economics, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Patrick R. Dailey and Charles H. Bishop The practice of Enterprise Risk Management ERM was born as a consequence of the Enron collapse in 2001. Regulatory safeguards were enacted with the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation in 2002. More recently, the

Board Responsibility under the FCPA

November 20, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Thomas R. Fox and Ryan Morgan The nightmare of every corporate director is to wake up to find out that the company of the Board he or she sits on is on the front page of the New York Times (NYT) for alleged illegal conduct. This nightmare came true for the