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investigates why the founders of some family owned companies resist forming a board, and the benefits they may be missing out on.
Opening the family board to NEDs
A family company board poses unique challenges
Founders struggle w...
John M Green
discusses how boards can improve on their CEO succession plans.
Inside outside CEOs
The three non-executive directors from different boards slipped into their regular chairs at the café.
“The Arbitz* board,” notes Peter, spooning sugar into his coffee. “Their CEO’s been doin...
discussed the role that power and authority play in a board’s relationship with its CEO at a recent AICD lunch in Perth. Here’s an excerpt of what he had to say.
Power and authority in the boardroomMany political figures have hung onto power for perhaps too long, including the li...
The rules of engagement
Even the most vigilant company can find itself caught in the public firing line as a result of an unexpected crisis. As Bruce C. Wolpe explains, this is not the time to consider ‘hedging the truth’ – especially when it comes to communicating with the media.
While head ...
Helen Lynch, one of Australia's leading directors, earned her stripes during some rocky times at Coles Myer and recently Southcorp. As she tells Deborah Tarrant it is time for boards to once again concentrate on strategy, corporate performance and creating shareholder wealth Helen Lynch
A time fo...