Topic: Board performance

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3 common behaviours that can stand between you and high performance

While all boards aspire to high performance, many fall well short of that goal. At a recent roundtable discussion, a small group of leading directors led by Steve Vamos GAICD, explored the behaviours ...

Trust in crisis

The 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals the largest-ever drop in trust across the institutions of government, business, media and NGOs in the 17 years of the survey.

An investor’s view on shareholder engagement

Directors of listed companies have a critical role to play in communicating with and engaging shareholders. The AICD spoke with AMP Capital’s Karin Halliday for an investor’s perspective on what makes...


As boards come under fire for corporate failures, they may be tempted to become more interventionist. But according to a new book from Heidrick & Struggles entitled Accelerating Performance: How Organ...

Megatrends, Cybersecurity, Innovation and Failure

Leading ASX directors, including Kevin McCann AM FAICD, Wendy Stops GAICD and Roger Corbett AO FAICD, shared practical insights on their toughest challenges at the recent AICD ASX Sector Forum

Mutual Accountability – an effective dynamic for boards and management

Gavin Nicholson from QUT shares insights on creating a healthy dynamic between management and the board.

New GLC research by Dr Alex Frino on director independence - “balanced boards outperform”

The AICD’s Governance Leadership Centre is pleased to launch its latest commissioned research, exploring the relationship between board independence and stock price performance.

Director perspective on independence – GLC interviews Kevin McCann AM

In this video Louise Pocock, Deputy Executive Director of the Governance Leadership Centre, talks to leading Australian director Kevin McCann AM about the concept of director independence, ensuring bo...

Investor Perspectives on independence – demand for flexibility and ‘skin in the game’

Investors want directors to hold greater equity in the companies they govern – to a point. Are more flexible ‘rules’ on director independence needed?

How Chairs view board independence – GLC research series

In April 2016 the GLC published a study by Dr Robert Kay and Dr Chris Goldspink that shows that director ‘mind-set’ and collective independence are critical for board performance.
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