Tag: board culture
New CEO appointments reflect ‘multi-dimensional role’ amid the pandemic
Boards have appointed a greater number of women, non-nationals and candidates with an advanced degree or MBA during the past year.
The hot seat: how chairs shape a positive board culture
A chair’s real skill lies in their ability to engage with and earn the respect of the board without having to overtly exercise power.
Australian parliamentary report slams Rio Tinto board and culture
Investigation concludes the relationship between the Rio Tinto board and CEO was a key factor in the Juukan Gorge scandal.
Tech skills in the boardroom and the race for survival
Executives and non-executives from a range of backgrounds met to gauge boardroom tech skills, board culture and adapting to the pandemic.
Board leadership and culture will be a differentiator in this crisis
Calm, clear, decisive, empathetic, motivational and realistic leadership will be required—and we will all be judged on how we step up.
Boards must harness tension to succeed in a time of disruption
Boards need to learn to look inward and harness “positive tension” to avoid becoming dysfunctional during a crisis.
Questions non-execs should ask before joining the board
Before you accept the nomination, conduct an informal audit to ensure you understand the board dynamics, your responsibilities and how you can add value.
Cultivating trust in business: Guy Singh-Watson, Riverford
The founder of organic farm and veg box delivery firm Riverford, Guy Singh-Watson, explains what’s wrong with “testosterone-fuelled boards”, and why he believes in employee ownership and a purpose beyond profit.
Twelve of the biggest mistakes boards make about culture
One of the most frequent mistakes boards make is failing to realise the importance of culture, but it isn’t the only pitfall.
Corporate culture and how to rebuild public trust
A succession of scandals across the world has given every indication that there is a crisis in corporate culture. So what do we do to fix the problem?