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Essential Director Update handbook 2016

The Essential Director Update handbook 2016 is an invaluable resource presenting key topics of importance and interest to the director community.

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Essential books 1

  • Creating Value: A practical guide for boards and directors

    Creating Value provides a solid framework of basic tools and terminology and examines how performance can be created, measured and managed.

  • Which Two Heads Are Better Than One? 

    This book is a must-read for any leader looking to increase their ability to create genuinely diverse thinking groups, engage in more productive conversations and make wiser judgements.

  • Duties and Responsibilities of Directors and Officers 21st Edition

    A must-read for directors, corporate lawyers, academics and those focused on governance in Australia, and it’s context internationally.

  • Eyes Wide Open

    NEW! Eyes Wide Open, by Robyn Weatherley, is aimed at aspiring or new directors, who want an insiders guide to directorship and board operations.

  • Not-For-Profit Insights

    NEW! includes an introduction and 14 chapters from some of our best and brightest in this vital sector.

  • NFP The Book of the Board 3rd Ed

    NEW! Now in its 3rd edition, The Book of the Board by David Fishel has become Australia’s standard reference book for board and committee members of not-for-profit (NFP) organisations.

  • Corporate Governance 3rd Edition

    Written by the 'father of corporate governance', this text is an authoritative guide to the frameworks of power that govern organizations.

  • Privacy Governance

    Written by former Australian privacy commissioner Malcolm Crompton, this book focuses on how directors and boards must address privacy in the entities for which they are responsible.

  • Director's Signpost Your Guide to Directorship

    An essential book for new and emerging directors. Covers directorship, governance, board operations, professional development and more.

  • The Fish Rots from the Head 3rd Edition

    This is the latest edition of this governance and directorship classic from international guru, Bob Garratt. Recommended around the world as essential reading.

  • Audit Committees 2nd Edition

    Audit committees are fundamental to good corporate governance. This 2nd edition has been fully updated to reflect recent changes and requirements.

  • All Above Board 2nd Edition

    Your comprehensive guide to developing and applying governance skills specifically for the government sector.

Essential books 2

  • A Director’s Guide to Governing Information Technology and Cybersecurity

    Designed for directors who find themselves in a position where IT is underpinning a digital transformation of their organisation.

  • Financial Fundamentals for Directors

    Watch: 9 min Q&A video on financial literacy. Financial Fundamentals for Directors enables directors to build on their financial literacy and understand their organisation's financial 'story'.

  • Executive Appointments and Disappointments

    With a foreword by David Gonski AC FAICDLife and written by three top experts in executive arrangements, this is a must-read for anyone appointing CEOs and other executives.

  • Annual General Meetings 2nd Edition

    This 2nd edition is a handy procedural guide for directors. It clearly sets out the principal steps required to prepare for, convene and conduct an efficient and effective annual general meeting (AGM).

  • Chairman of the Board 2nd Edition

    Includes legislation relating to chairmen, actions before, during and after board meetings, insights from high profile chairs, a strategic board calendar and more.

  • Strictly Mining Boardroom

    It takes unique skills to lead a resources company. When you understand what goes on in the boardroom, you better understand the company you are working for, or investing in.

  • Tomorrow's Boards

    Board diversity is deservedly a hot topic. This easy to read, well researched book, focuses directors on how to create a vibrant and diverse board.

  • Directors at Work

    Directors At Work is a valuable resource and the long-awaited follow-up to Boards That Work.

  • Driven by Purpose

    Explore the crisis of identity at the heart of Australian charities. Includes governance and charity law.

  • Engaging with Shareholders

    This book focuses on the vital need to engage with shareholders, and the challenges, opportunities and benefits that comes with it.