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Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford on making the tough decisions

In a candid conversation with Alan Kohler at an AICD Leaders’ Edge Lunch in Melbourne yesterday (14 November 2017), Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford AO FAICD opened up on the airline’s decision to support same-sex marriage, the long-term benefits of grounding the fleet and the evolution of the Australian icon’s board.

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What’s your corporate handicap?

Companies must monitor future-driving metrics rather than judging performance through outcomes alone; especially in this period of disruption.

Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford on making the tough decisions

In a candid conversation with Alan Kohler at an AICD Leaders’ Edge Lunch in Melbourne yesterday (14 November 2017), Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford AO FAICD opened up on the airline’s decis...

Director Sentiment Index 2H17: General optimism but low policy expectations

The latest Director Sentiment Index showed sentiment among directors at a record high, but they remain pessimistic about the prospects for reform in Canberra.

Why we must work to restore trust

At the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference held in Perth earlier this month, AICD Chairman Elizabeth Proust AO FAICD urged business and political leaders to rebuild trust with the community.

Do arts boards need more artists?

In recent years, arts boards have professionalised, recruiting lawyers, bankers and philanthropists with the skills major companies need. But it’s important they continue to recruit artists, says arti...

The Economist: 2018: The Five Key Economic Trends

Looking for the economic risks and opportunities for the year ahead? Stephen Walters GAICD offers his take.
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