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Top directors pick their best reads of 2017
13 December 2017
Catch up on essential summer reading for directors looking to expand their thinking ahead of 2018, as recommended by preeminent AICD members.
Indigenous business leaders gain new boardroom skills
10 July 2019 | Raphael Dixon
Indigenous leaders often say they work not just for their own businesses but to better their whole communities. That’s why Indigenous governance is a powerful and important force. In May this year, an...
Fast growth challenges Indigenous boards
10 July 2019 | Greg Mitchell
Cairns-based BDO Audit Partner Greg Mitchell GAICD outlines why fast growth is one of the main challenges facing Indigenous boards.
1 July 2019 | Angus Armour FAICD
A period of stable government is an opportunity for reform that must not be wasted.
Do boards have a blind spot when assessing their own effectiveness?
1 July 2019 | Louise Petschler MAICD
AICD's head of Advocacy Louise Petschler discusses APRA's report on governance, culture and accountability following the banking Royal Commission.
Advocacy and policy
APRA report identifies 4 areas of improvement for financial boards
1 July 2019
Management and boards are under pressure with the release of APRA's report on governance, accountability and culture of large financial companies.
Board and management
Why public servants are an asset in the private sector
12 June 2019 | Ivan Ah Sam
Perceptions of how government and business work could not be more different. Government is layered, complex and bureaucratic, while business is lean, mean and profit-driven. But the reality of oversee...
Former PepsiCo chair and CEO Indra Nooyi on the future of governance
1 June 2019 | Dominic Rolfe
Indra Nooyi recounts the lessons she learned as CEO and chair of PepsiCo – from performance driven purpose to strong board composition.
Former federal court judge Annabelle Bennett AO SC on life beyond the bench
1 June 2019 | Jane Southward
Former federal court judge and Bond University chancellor Dr Annabelle Bennett AO SC shares her life lessons, from law school to intellectual property.
Top 5 CEO turnover trends for boards
29 May 2019 | Shelley Dempsey
CEO management and turnover can be a challenging issue for organisations seeking stable governance. In particular, the role of the CEO in relation to boards and governance is a hot topic according to ...
Corporate versus communal governance and leadership: A clash of cultures
17 May 2019 | Raelene Webb QC GAICD
Barrister and former President of the National Native Title Tribunal, Raelene Webb QC, explains the conflicts between western style governance and traditional communal governance systems.