IT can be a tricky topic for boards, given that many lack the knowledge to properly govern technology functions. We list 6 ways to ensure your board is maximising its IT potential.
Boards need to build their level of international skills and connections to run with optimum success, but there are challenges involved, writes Tony Featherstone, Consultign Editor of the AICD Governa
Boards will need discipline and focus in the wake of the Royal Commission final report. Here policy staff at the Australian Institutue ot Company Directors recount the major findings and what they mea
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018 was passed by Parliament on 18 February 2019.
In the wake of the Hayne Royal Commission final report, the concept of shareholder primacy is now being examined, writes AICD Communications Executive Shelley Dempsey.
Deciding whether to take on a new board role can be a complex process involving due diligence, commercial sensitivity and canny detective work.
As the New Year shapes up as another big year in the governance space for directors, here the AICD Advocacy team take a look at the big issues for boards.
“Youse have a good conference, a good chat, a good yarn,” said Neville Collard, a Noongar man, one of the traditional owners of Rottnest Island, or Wadjemup by its Noongar name, as he welcomed Western
How do you become world’s best practice? Phil Ruthven AM FAICD identifies 12 commonsense themes.
It was a trip to Shanghai with the ANZ board in 2017 that gave Graeme Liebelt FAICD, Dulux and ANZ non-executive director and Amcor chair, a powerful sense of the impact of mobile technology and the r
Despite promising headline global growth, the world's economies and societies remain vulnerable amid proliferating indications of uncertainty, instability and fragility, the World Economic Forum says
The Division Council president of AICD WA and distinguished non-exectuive director talks on managing risk and assessing an organisation’s true state of cultural health.
In this edited extract from the AICD's essential guide to achieving your board ambitions, Developing Your Director Career, author Elizabeth Jameson FAICD runs through how board recruitment works so yo
There is growing confidence that Western Australia is finding its way back from the aftermath of the resources and construction boom and bust. However, some things have substantially changed.
Nora Scheinkestel FAICD, chair of Macquarie Atlas Roads and a Telstra board member, is among the growing number of directors who have gone to coding school to expand their knowledge of the digital wor
1. Frank Cooper AO FAICD, Chairman, Insurance Commission of Western Australia; Director, Woodside Petroleum Ltd
Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few Robert B. Reich
From November 2008 to December 2016, Australia had four prime ministers. Meanwhile, our neighbours across the Tasman had one, the Rt Hon Sir John Key.
As corporate governance stays in the spotlight, it worth considering some of the key themes that are likely to occupy the minds of board members next year.
1. Corporate culture
It’s that time of year when directors should be looking ahead to the likely economic challenges and opportunities in 2018.
The Weinstein scandal has shown boards what not to do when there are serious accusations of harassment against a senior organisational figure.
The danger of being a stationary target has never been greater for business, writes leading banker and investor John Wylie AM FAICD.
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