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HIGH-PERFORMING BOARDS REQUIRE KNOWLEDGEABLE BOARD MEMBERS.

Guide Great Boards

Fundamentals of Board Meeting Success

When preparing for a board meeting, one must answer two fundamental questions, namely, “What is the reason for the meeting taking place?” and “What does

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Guide Great Boards

Five Ways to Boost Boardroom Dynamics

Effective boardroom dynamics are crucial for the success and strategic direction of any organisation. A well-functioning board can drive innovation, ensure accountability, and provide valuable

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Guide Great Boards

The environment, stupid

James Carville, a political strategist who worked for 42nd US President Bill Clinton, came up with what has often been quoted as “It’s the economy

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Guide Great Boards

Four Board Culture Red Flags

Billy Connolly (Scottish Comedian) once described parliament as “a beautiful building where great ideas go in, then get bashed about by a few and then

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Guide Great Boards

Globalise your Boardroom Skills

As the media attention starts to shift to France for the Summer Olympic Games in Paris, I am reminded of Casablanca, a well-known Hollywood film.

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General Business

Through the Looking Glass

Last week Markus Jooste, the public mastermind of the Steinhoff corporate scandal, took his own life. This news was largely reported with a combination of

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Guide Great Boards

Avoiding Group Think as a Board

Group think causes boards to miss opportunities and make avoidable mistakes. This is so because the fewer differing perspectives that are applied to a challenge,

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Educate Great Boards

The Too-Much-Time Trap

I believe that the following will resonate with you: The Practice Last week Sunday, I was reading the news and saw that the petrol price

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Guide Great Boards

Confidentiality in The Boardroom

It is often stated that the efficiency and effectiveness of directors at board meetings are largely dependent on the quality of information received at such

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Guide Great Boards

Director Rotation Considerations

Many organisations evaluate their leadership strategies annually with one crucial aspect under scrutiny being director rotation, which refers to the practice of periodically changing key

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Guide Great Boards

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Ever had the nagging feeling that you’re not good enough, that you don’t belong, that you don’t deserve that executive role or the board position?

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Appoint Great Directors

Determining Director Fees

Non-executive director fees are the fees paid to persons who serve on a company’s board of directors in a non-executive position, and are usually paid

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In The Press

G’Day Australia

We are thrilled to reach yet another milestone in Sirdar’s journey – as of March 2023, our team footprint extends to Australia as well! Roger

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Guide Great Boards

Festive Season Reads

As the year starts winding down and we find time to disengage, it is always good to keep the mental processes turning over with some

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Board Evaluation
Guide Great Boards

Board Evaluations: Cost versus Reward

While board evaluations generally form part of any good boardroom methodology, many boards choose to not leverage the insight that can be gained from them.

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Organisational Culture
General Business

Mobilising Your Organisational Culture

While smaller companies are particularly vulnerable to risks that can result in business disaster, mobilising organisational culture can lead to rapid growth and sustained profitability.

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Announcements

4IR: The Board’s Perspective

The board’s role in governing technology use – now known as ICT (Information and Communications Technology) – is increasing and accelerating, especially so given the

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General Business

Delinquency and its remedy

Breaking news over the past week has been the finding that Dudu Myeni, former Chairwoman of South African Airways has been declared delinquent for life.

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