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Australia powers into its 28th year of uninterrupted economic growth
27 September 2018 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
Despite Australia's 3.4 per cent annual growth economic rate and strong jobs growth, concerns remain for retail spending, private capital investment and home finance.
Six phases of a productive director conversation
12 September 2018
“How do directors know their conversations are having the desired impact?” In this exclusive extract of AICD’s latest publication ‘Setting the Tone from the Top’, Melinda Muth and Bob Selden detail ho...
What the ACNC review means for directors
12 September 2018 | Lucas Ryan GAICD
The findings of the recent review into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission could change the way that charities are regulated and even impact the way directors’ duties are applied. ...
A Report Card on Progress: How did we score?
26 April 2018
AICD Managing Director and CEO Angus Armour FAICD talks reform, public policy and economic growth as he reviews the findings of the 'Governance of the Nation: A Report Card on Progress' report.
Advocacy and policy
The Economist: Putting Our House in Order
24 January 2018 | Stephen Walters GAICD
The recent Productivity Commission report puts forward common-sense reforms to address the perpetual puzzle of poor productivity and perhaps arrest Australia’s slow slide into mediocrity.
What’s your corporate handicap?
15 November 2017 | Mithran Doraisamy FAICD
Companies must monitor future-driving metrics rather than judging performance through outcomes alone; especially in this period of disruption.
Director Sentiment Index 2H17: General optimism but low policy expectations
15 November 2017
The latest Director Sentiment Index showed sentiment among directors at a record high, but they remain pessimistic about the prospects for reform in Canberra.
How customers can help SMEs create reliable innovation opportunities
12 July 2017 | Andrew Klapka GAICD
Business thrives when customers get what they ask for. In part three of his series on innovation, Andrew Klapka GAICD sets out ways SMEs can engage with their customers to jump-start innovation.
Seven ways to improve board effectiveness in uncertain times
12 October 2016 | Richard Deutsch
In its latest Board Effectiveness Report, Deloitte explores the key drivers of board effectiveness and how these elements, when applied collectively, can help to manage and embrace uncertainty.
Board and management
Board and organisational culture
AICD & AHRI partner to tackle culture
26 August 2016
Governance is not just the role of the board any more. In 2016 AICD has partnered with the Australian Human Resources Institute to raise awareness of the relationship between the board, the executive ...