Topic: Director performance

Are you looking to improve your performance as a company director? AICD can help set you on the right path


Are you - and your board - relevant?

It can be easy for boards to become complacent. Sally Freeman, Partner in Charge of KPMG's Risk Consulting, and Peter Nash, KPMG's Australian Chairman, explore how our traditional skill sets of financ...

Striking a balance

Dominant shareholders have the ability to influence boardroom decisions, so what can directors do to ensure such decisions are in the best interests of the company? Domini Stuart reports.

AICD launches NFP Director Tools to support good governance in the sector

The AICD is committed to supporting NFPs meet their future challenges. To further this aim, a new set of practical resources has been developed to help NFP directors fulfil their duties and excel in t...

AICD On Board Forums: supporting women into the boardroom

A new initiative of the AICD to advance gender diversity, the On Board Forums provide an opportunity for women to build their networks and learn from some of Australia's most distinguished chairs.

Simon Says: the former Australian of the Year on innovation and why he left AMP

Simon McKeon AO FAICD, in conversation with Alan Kohler at a recent AICD Leaders’ Lunch, shared his views on innovation, boardroom diversity and the energy of millennials. He also finally broke ...

Governance Issues in Private Companies

The ASX Corporate Governance Council Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations are only required to be followed by listed companies (on an ‘if not, why not’ basis for the most pa...

Growing social enterprise

The social enterprise movement is much more than a passing trend, as an increasing number of organisations are established with the purpose of providing socially responsible goods and services. Lucas ...

Presenting to the board

In part three of our series on effective board reporting, Dr Judith MacCormick FAICD, principal partner, BoardFocus, provides tips for executives asked to present to the board.

So you want to be the chairman?

It is very difficult to train, audition or prepare for the role of chairman. Tony Featherstone provides tips on how aspiring chairmen can design a path to the busiest boardroom job.