Topic: Disruption


Behind closed doors: the 7 conversations dominating Australia’s boardrooms

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, the Australian Institute of Company Directors gathered together seven of Australia’s pre-eminent female directors to discuss the big issues they are confro...

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 ...

Boards, innovation and disruption

Disruption and innovation are key strategic priorities for today’s businesses, and boards must be equipped to deal with the challenges. KPMG Innovate partner James Mabbott explains how they should pre...

The 8 best books of 2016 for directors

In time for your summer beach reading, the AICD picks its books of the year, including a biography of Alibaba founder Jack Ma, Michael Lewis’s follow up to Moneyball, and radical thinking on culture a...

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...

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

The Futurist: Professions in the digital disruption era

Phil Ruthven debates whether the ever-changing technological landscape is helping or hindering the development of Australia’s employment industries.

How the ‘Internet of Things’ could reshape industry

Megatrends broadly fall into two categories: those that unfold over several decades in relatively predictable fashion, such as the ageing population, and those that are so disruptive and far-reaching ...

Financial risk for your business

Nearly 50,000 businesses are expected to face adverse financial events within the next 12 months, new data shows. So how can business owners reduce risk and combat the effects of financial hardship?

Winding up your charity

Last month, the Shane Warne Foundation announced it will cease operations amid controversy regarding its distribution of funds. The ACNC provides a checklist of what directors need to do when facing t...
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