Recent cases of controversial social media posts have focused attention on what happens when employees' beliefs or opinions contradict their employers' values. It's the responsibility of the board to lead an offline discussion with staff about the boundaries of their personal and professional personas.
The public are losing faith in politicians to solve their problems and are increasingly looking to employers and business leaders to take a stand on societal issues, according to the latest Edelman Trust Barometer.
Artificial intelligence is causing a revolution in business, but how should boards respond to the implications of technologies they don’t understand? The answer is to take an ethical approach and ensure human accountability.
The data breach involving 87 million Facebook users and Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm, was a “profound failure of governance” within the social media business, according to a committee of UK MPs.
This past year has been packed with governance events from the launch of new codes, executive pay debates, and leadership behaviour debacles to climate change, cybersecurity scandals and the Khashoggi murder.