Board Performance Results

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  • 30 Jan 2013

    Advisory Boards

    Advisory boards provide non-binding strategic advice to organisations. Unlike statutory boards required by the Corporations Act 2001, they are informal in nature and therefore have greater flexibility in how they are set up and managed. This Q&A describes the role of advisory boards, when a company would ...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 31 Jan 2013

    Seeking External Advice

    Directors and boards occasionally may need to consider seeking independent professional advice in order effectively to deal with an issue and it is considered good practice to have policies and procedures in place to do so. This Q&A runs through the legal and corporate governance issues as well as the leg...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Key Competencies for Directors

    The board is responsible for ensuring that it has represented on it the skills, knowledge and experience needed to effectively steer the company forward. Directors will be appointed to the board because their specific skills, knowledge and experience will fill particular gaps on the board. It is important to ...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Selecting A New Director

    A board needs to have a broad mix of skills and experience to be effective. The key goal in selecting directors is to build a mix that can work as a well-rounded team in fulfilling its duties and responsibilities. A formal and transparent procedure for the selection, appointment and re-appointment of director...

    Content Type: Director Q and A

  • 30 Jan 2013

    Role of CEO and MD

    The CEO is the more senior executive in the organisation. The Managing Director is also the most senior executive but sits on the Board of Directors as well. This Q&A outlines the main aspects of the MD's/CEO's role and the differences between them as well as executive service agreements and delegations. ...

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  • 30 Jan 2013

    Relationship Between the Board and Management

    A productive and harmonious relationship between the board and management is critical for good governance and organisational effectiveness but can be difficult to achieve in reality. The board and management are trying to achieve the same vision and objectives so a partnership based on trust and respect is mo...

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  • 30 Jan 2013

    Rights of Directors

    The rights of company directors centre on enabling them effectively to perform their duties. Rights are set down in either a company’s constitution or in the Corporations Act 2001’s replaceable rules. This Q&A outlines these directors' rights, including the right to receive internal information, to inspec...

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