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  • Q&A with Jac Nasser

    Content Type: CDM Article

    01 May 2013

    Jac Nasser, described as a chairman of chairmen, talks to Tony Featherstone about succession planning, leadership development, board composition and other governance matters at the world’s biggest mining company. It is easy to judge boards only on big events: the CEO appointment, successi...

  • Succession Planning

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    31 Jan 2013

    Succession planning enables an organisation to refresh its leaders in order to continue meeting the challenges of a constantly changing business environment. The aim is to have the right person able to fill the vacancy at the right time so that the board has the opportunity to manage its future need...

  • Role of Executive Directors

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    31 Jan 2013

    Executive Directors are employees of the company as well as being a member of the Board. On top of their full time executive position, they are appointed by the Board. At law they have the same duties and responsibilities as other Directors. This Q&A runs through the role of Executive Directors ...

  • Resignation or Removal of a Director

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    31 Jan 2013

    Directors can resign or be removed from office for various reasons. This Q&A describes the legal issues and required process for the removal, resignation or disqualification of company directors in public and proprietary companies. It also covers casual vacancies and special considerations for e...

  • Relationship Between the Board and Management

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    31 Jan 2013

    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 res...

  • Appraisal of Board and Individual Directors

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    31 Jan 2013

    Since the global financial crisis, there is an increased expectation that the performance of boards and individual directors will be regularly appraised. This is reflected in Principle 2.5 of the ASX CGC Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations. This Q&A runs through who and what will...

  • Role of CEO and MD

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    31 Jan 2013

    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 del...

  • Advisory Boards

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    31 Jan 2013

    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 comp...

  • Appraisal of the CEO

    Content Type: Director Q and A

    31 Jan 2013

    The board has the responsibility of assessing the performance of the CEO and has a vested interest in ensuring the CEO is effective. This Q&A explains the process of how to conduct an appraisal, how often they should be carried out and other considerations to take into account to ensure a good r...

  • Vol 10 Issue 15

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    08 Aug 2012

    Warnings against making NFP directors liabilities too onerous, Company Directors moves against ever rising regulation, Tips on how to assess management's effectiveness, Emerging miners' corporate governance struggles, Focuses of the ATO's 2012-13 compliance program Warnings against making...

  • Vol 10 Issue 8

    Content Type: The Boardroom Report

    02 May 2012

    Unlocking hidden networks; Pressure rises for remuneration committees; More independent directors needed on super fund boards; Room for NFP boards to lift their game; Five ways to boost your team's IQ Unlocking hidden networks More than half the directors participating in a recent survey ci...