Topic: Politics


5 Key lessons on leadership

From November 2008 to December 2016, Australia had four prime ministers. Meanwhile, our neighbours across the Tasman had one, the Rt Hon Sir John Key. Ahead of his appearance at the 2018 Australian Go...

SME champion Kate Carnell AO's advice for small businesses

The Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman shares her tips to help SMEs navigate business challenges, government policy and the banks.

Business confidence is on the rise in SA

With a new government and rising business confidence, SA directors see new opportunities

Australia's first female governor-general on leadership, learning and survival

Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO reflects on her trailblazing journey... so far.

2018 Federal Budget: Summary for directors

What does the 2018 Federal Budget mean for your organisation and for the wider Australian economy? AICD Chief Economist Stephen Walters GAICD and Head of Policy Christian Gergis provide their analysis...

From the CEO: Setting the Tone

“I know it is risky. I know it is against the conventional wisdom, but whatever the result is I will have no regrets,” former Prime Minister John Howard said in the dying days of the 1998 election cam...

Six reforms Australia needs

A new-look Cabinet has an opportunity to make their mark by tackling much-needed reform. The ‘Governance of the Nation: A Report Card on Progress’ report delivered mixed reviews for Austra...

5 talking points from the World Economic Forum

At the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Rachel Botsman MAICD outlines five key themes for directors.

5 top global risks in 2018

Despite promising headline global growth, the world's economies and societies remain vulnerable amid proliferating indications of uncertainty, instability and fragility, the World Economic Forum says ...

Nicola Roxon: From Politics to Boardroom

Former Federal attorney general the Honourable Nicola Roxon GAICD shares her lessons from making the big shift from politics to the boardroom. She says business and politics need to learn from each ot...

From the CEO: Politics of reform

In this issue of Company Director, Ken Henry AC, chair of National Australia Bank and former Secretary of the Treasury, suggests an intriguing thought experiment: “Let’s just pretend government doesn’...
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