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Licence to Lead
28 November 2017 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
With more than four decades in business and governance, the chair of HSBC Bank Australia and GrainCorp, Graham Bradley AM FAICD reflects on the substantial shift in the director landscape in this edit...
How can we train ethical leaders of the future?
28 August 2019 | Shelley Dempsey
Executive education is changing, with a new focus on more customised industry-specific courses and popular specialist areas such as data analytics, according to Professor Ian Harper, FAICD, Dean of th...
Former Diamonds netball captain Liz Ellis AO on her journey to the boardroom
1 August 2019
Liz Ellis AO, former captain of the Diamonds netball team, shares how her leadership skills on the netball court have lead to a distinction in governance.
What makes a good leader?
1 July 2019 | Stuart Ridley
Craig Semple, chair of the Emerging Writers' Fund, says every good leader must adapt their style to each member of their team. He shares his advice for directors here.
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 ...
Indigenous business leaders gather in WA
8 May 2019 | Raphael Dixon
In May this year, 17 scholarship recipients from around the country gathered in Perpetual’s Perth offices to take part in a one-off AICD Company Directors Course (CDC).
Director sentiment falls to lowest in two years on global economic uncertainty
18 April 2019
The confidence of Australia’s company directors is at its lowest point in over two years according to the latest Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Director Sentiment Index (DSI).
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Phil Kearns shares his lessons from the rugby field to the boardroom
1 February 2019
Former Wallabies rugby captain Phil Kearns AM GAICD talks leadership, culture and transparency, both on the field and in the boardroom.
Does Australian democracy need a reboot?
1 February 2019 | Deborah Richards
With rising disaffection and public debate, democracies around the world are facing a crisis of confidence. Does Australia need to rethink its democratic structure?
Recap: AICD's 10 most popular articles for 2018
19 December 2018 | Steph D'Souza
2018 was anything but quiet. As the year draws to a close we have curated a selection of the year’s most popular insights for directors, including articles on the Banking Royal Commission, the CBA-APR...
JT tackles the boardroom
28 November 2018 | Shelley Dempsey
He may have retired from footy, but sports legend Johnathan Thurston is by no means sitting on the sidelines of life. Swapping superstardom for a new journey, he’s transferring his leadership skills i...