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Topic: Board composition
Having the appropriate mix of competencies for a board to undertake its role is seen as the most important requirement of a modern board. The board must ensure that it has the right mix of competencies to meet the company’s evolving needs.
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Governance Leadership Centre
ASX 200 hits 30% women on boards
19 December 2019
The Australian Institute of Company Directors has today announced that the percentage of women on ASX 200 boards has reached 30 per cent for the first time.
Board and organisational culture
Unions put the case for employee-elected directors
19 September 2019
Changing the adversarial management-workers relationship needs to start in the boardroom, they argue.
How would your board respond to a psychologist in the boardroom?
1 August 2019 | Louise Petschler MAICD
AICD's head of Advocacy Louise Petschler discusses the integration of psychologists into the boardroom by ASIC.
Research-roundup on succession planning
19 July 2019
A review of latest academic and industry research on succession planning.
Board and management
Will fewer ex-CEOs consider future directorships?
19 July 2019 | Tony Featherstone
And the implications for board succession-planning strategies.
GLC Succession Planning
Why every start up should have big ambitions
1 June 2019 | Narelle Hooper MAICD, Claire Stewart
As design platform Canva hits $2.5bn in valuation, its founders say startup success is down to big goals and disciplined execution.
Key questions for boards on AI
1 June 2019
Credit Union Australia set out on the AI path to make life easier for customers and employees. Here are CUA's lessons to help boards make the most of AI.
Trust vs turmoil: Buttrose and ABC board to choose next MD
27 March 2019 | Shelley Dempsey
As the ABC searches for a new managing director, newly-appointed ABC chair Ita Buttrose has been hailed as a “formidable advocate” for the ABC who will be influential in Canberra, former ABC chief Mar...
4 tips for becoming a successful chair
1 February 2019 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
Carolyn Mitchell succeeded Alexandrea Cannon at Credit Union SA in 2017. They share their tips on how to become an effective chair.
Principle 3: Board composition
30 January 2019
The board’s structure and composition enable it to fulfil its role effectively.