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How to Get Your Functions to Supercharge Your Strategy

By Jo Whitehead, Anita Hunt and Debbie Rogerson Great strategies often go to waste because they cannot be properly executed. In this article, the authors...
reputation

4 Trends in Reputation that CEOs Need to Understand

By Sharon Fishburne Businesses of all sizes are having to think more seriously about their reputations. A reputational crisis not only damages consumer confidence in a...

How the company secretary’s role is set to evolve to continue to add value...

The role of the company secretary in supporting board effectiveness can sometimes be overlooked. They provide a valuable service as a repository of corporate...
Board Membership

Board Membership: Navigating the New Uncertainties

Remember when there was an invisible line separating business from political and social movements? Corporate leaders largely kept quiet about their beliefs and values, trying...

People and the Planet – CSR Initiatives Sweeten Ferrero’s Success

By Tammi L. Coles For global businesses to thrive, “doing sustainability” is no longer an option. Tammi L. Coles spoke with recognised CSR researcher and...

Board of Directors Oversight of Leadership Risk

By Patrick R. Dailey and Charles H. Bishop The practice of Enterprise Risk Management was born as a consequence of the Enron collapse in...

An Investor’s Least Favourite Statement – “Oops, Wrong CEO”

By Leslie Pratch It is possible to identify executives who are likely to act with consistently high integrity and who demonstrate sound, timely judgment when...

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

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,...

The Will and Skill to be Strategic

By Patrick R. Dailey & Chuck Russell Strategy guidance is a board’s most crucial responsibility. With contemporary directors repeatedly being exhorted to step up their contribution...

COVID-19 Effect on Corporate Law

The new virus that affects the respiratory system was explored in the Far East in the winter of 2019. Since it started spreading quickly,...

Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and Treat Early

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...

Managing People in Mergers and Acquisitions Part 1: Reasons and Reality

By Guido Stein and Marta Cuadrado In Part One of this article we will address a number of issues related to mergers. First, we will...

Strategic Change in Banking from Pre- to Post-Crisis: Evidence from Europe, North...

By Boris Liedtke and David Young   Introduction Economic and financial crises often lead to profound changes in the way businesses, and especially financial institutions, are managed....

Corporate ESG Agendas: Are GCs Ready to Lead the Charge? 

By Evangelos Apostolou, Major, Lindsey & Africa  In a year fashioned by the shared experience of the pandemic, the environmental, social and governance (ESG) movement has...

Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: Finding an Optimal Level?

By Won-Yong Oh, Loren Falkenberg, and Jim Dewald There has been an increase in the number of women serving on boards. Today, everyone talks about...
Corporate Governance

Global Trends of Corporate Governance in 2022

Contrary to the hopes and expectations of governance observers and board members, stakeholders’ and investors’ interests in board effectiveness have increased over the years....

BoardVantage: Success Beyond the Boardroom

Used by over half the Fortune 100 companies, BoardVantage is making the paperless boardroom a reality. The expansion of its internal functionality to different digital...

Integrative Intelligence for a Trust-based Worldview for Business

By Sharda Nandram, Puneet Bindlish and Navin Keizer Trust forms the bedrock of any business and can be seen as the fundamental currency of all...
The need to rethink risk governance

The Need To Rethink Risk Governance

By Pedro B. Agua The approach to corporate risks is a growing concern within corporate governance. Excessive attention to compliance and too much focus on...

Changing The CEO Politics and Decisions at the Top

By Guido Stein & Manuel Gallego   Introduction 
Companies statistically dismiss twice as many CEOs in bad economic times as in good. Certainly, many senior executives have...

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