Volume 14 Issue 2

Taking the leap from executive to director

What skills and behaviours should you bring to the board table as you transition from executive to director? What should you look for in your first board role? Alison Gaines FAICD and Phil Thick FAICD share their experiences

Facing the fourth industrial revolution

Boards should ensure their organisation is preparing for the fourth industrial revolution as emerging technologies reshape the global economy. Tony Featherstone reports.

When family and business collide

Andrew Mostyn, Dr Patricia Kailis AM OBE FAICD and Amanda Kailis GAICD discuss the role of the board in family business and what it means to set up, inherit and help a family business grow.

What I’ve learnt: Kirstin Ferguson

Dr Kirstin Ferguson FAICD discusses how she applies her specialist skills as an independent director in the boardroom and across diverse industries.

Managing a PR crisis

How you and your not-for-profit board handle a high-pressure situation – from initial crisis meetings with management to dealing with the media – can make or break the organisation’s reputation, not to mention your own. Here’s how to minimise the damage when a crisis hits.

Effective board reporting: Writing

In part one of our series on effective board reporting, Dr Judith MacCormick FAICD provides five steps for writing a board paper.

  • Date:09 Mar 2016
  • Type:Boardroom Report