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What should I be doing if my entity employs regular and systematic casual employees?
14 September 2020
In May 2020 the Full Bench of the Federal Court handed down a decision in the case of Workpac Pty Ltd v Rossato. This case dealt with the circumstances in which employees engaged as casuals may be rec...
Managing board and management relationships during COVID-19
1 August 2020 | Dr Melinda Muth FAICD
Boards should ensure they foster an environment of trust and empowerment to enable management to lead staff through crisis.
Bushfires pose challenges for NFPs
29 January 2020 | Phil Butler GAICD
The catastrophic bushfires that Australia has witnessed this season started months earlier than usual, the ferocity of which has been described as unprecedented by experts. Horrific scenes were broadc...
Disruption expected to speed up revolving door of executive leadership
16 November 2018 | Tony Featherstone
Differentiating between poor CEO performance and industry change becoming a bigger challenge, as boards hold management more accountable.
Why boards can't ignore middle management when it comes to change
1 November 2018 | Rhonda Brighton-Hall MAICD
Driving performance right through the organisation starts with working harder to connect those at the frontline with those at the top.
Directors’ playbook: The future of work
19 October 2018
A seminal paper on the future of work and the challenges and opportunities it presents for boards.
3 hedge fund manager tips for boards dealing with shareholder activism
12 July 2017
With hedge fund Elliott Partners' recent targeting of BHP Billiton heralding the potential for more shareholder activism in Australia, The Boardroom Report spoke to author and hedge fund manager Jeff ...
Bain & Company’s 5 forces shaping the firm of the future
28 June 2017
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.
How the C-suite sees risk: what boards should know
14 June 2017
A recent international survey of C-suite and senior business leaders on the most pressing current and future risks to business could help align important risk conversations between board and managemen...
Advancing Women: Eliminating bias in feedback and promotions
27 April 2017 | Melanie Sanders
In the most recent Gender Diversity Progress report, Melanie Sanders, Partner at Bain & Company explores the ways leaders can go about improving female representation at senior levels of organisations...