Volume 14 Issue 6

Inside the boardroom with Holly Ransom

Port Adelaide Football Club director Holly Ransom on what young people bring to boards, how government and corporates can work together to solve problems and why sometimes we need to push ourselves to our breaking points.

The results are in: tough road ahead

AICD’s Chief Economist, Stephen Walters examines the winners and losers from the recent federal election and considers what we are to expect once the dust settles.

Addressing the merit myth

Is ‘merit’ a legitimate argument for lack of gender diversity in organisational leadership? Julie McKay, Gender Advisor to the Chief of the Defence Force, explains how the merit myth holds back women and ultimately hurts organisations.

How SMEs can become more innovative

Andrew Klapka GAICD, CEO of Trans Chem, examines what it takes for an organisation to be innovation-ready and provides three key areas for SMEs to consider when determining their path to innovation.

ASIC sounds warning to directors

Ahead of the reporting season, Australia’s corporate regulator advises companies to be careful with their asset valuations as it sets its sights on compliance with asset impairment requirements.

Is the role of the chair changing?

The latest research from INSEAD shows that the role of the chair has changed to one that is hands-on, requiring close interaction with a wide variety of stakeholders. Prof Stanislav Sheksnia examines the key issues that face board chairs in today’s world.


  • Date:13 Jul 2016
  • Type:Boardroom Report