Topic: Over-the-horizon thinking

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Bain & Company’s 5 forces shaping the firm of the future

At an AICD Directors’ Breakfast in Sydney last week, Bain & Company partner James Root outlined the five forces shaping the firm of the future as the era of shareholder primacy starts to break down.

Future of the AGM – Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater

Shareholders, investors, companies, directors and commentators have flagged a decline in the importance and role of the AGM. Steven Cole FAICD presents the case for improving and modernising this crit...

Updating governance for changing times

A recent study published in the Harvard Business Review argues that a broader, longer view is needed, that thinks beyond the short-term needs of shareholders.

Advocacy - Insolvency reforms

The Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Louise Petschler provides a monthly round-up of the advocacy team’s key projects.

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.

Climate change, investor relations and boards

AIRA’s Ian Matheson explains the interaction of ESG and investor relations – and what it means for directors.

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...

Emerging themes of governance and performance

The GLC scans recent corporate governance studies to identify trends on governance and firm performance.

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.

The AGM Evolution – we need a better format for Annual General Meetings

As attendances continue to fall, companies (and the law) need to find a better format for Annual General Meetings.
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