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WHY BOARDROOMS NEED TENSION

Tension between board members in conversation is healthy, while conflict is disruptive and best dealt with outside the boardroom. New research, carried out in partnership between The Governance Institute and Henley Business School, shows how conflict and tension can be managed to improve board dynamics. The Conflict and Tension in the Boardroom study highlights how tension in the form of [...]

By |2018-09-18T15:05:11+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Business|0 Comments

WIN AT ALL COSTS? WHERE SHOULD BOARDS DRAW THE LINE?

Former UBS trader, Kweku Adoboli, who was jailed in 2012 for the biggest fraud in British history, has stated that the crimes could well be repeated. Despite having cost his employer $2.3 billion from trading beyond his authorized limit, Adoboli was adamant that ‘it could absolutely happen again’. He believes that those working in the [...]

By |2018-09-19T13:21:57+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Business|0 Comments

EXTRAORDINARY DISRUPTIONS

How will your board rise to the challenge of unexpected challenges? Much of our established management thinking is based on companies operating in a steady state environment, or one of incremental change. But businesses are increasingly facing extraordinary disruptions and there is growing pressure for greater accountability in how leaders address these issues. Many boards [...]

By |2018-09-19T13:21:46+00:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Business|0 Comments

WHAT VALUE DO BOARDS ADD?

Why do we trust boards and can they sort out the challenges facing companies? Andrew Kakabadse, Professor of Governance and Leadership at Henley Business School and Chairman of the Henley Directors’ Forum, and Nadeem Khan, Henley Business School PhD student, outline how boards can make a difference to the competiveness of companies.  Boards, as we [...]

By |2018-09-19T13:21:37+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Business|0 Comments

WHAT MAKES A GREAT LEADER? YOU NEED 5 Qs

The rules are changing, says Andrew Kakabadse, Professor of Governance and Leadership at Henley Business School, and if you don’t have all five Qs, you may well be left behind. Andrew Kakabadse has spent a lifetime working with senior business leaders and researching how they behave, and he’s convinced that many of our longheld beliefs and assumptions are simply out [...]

By |2018-09-19T13:21:26+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Three Myths about Corporate Governance for SME (small and medium entreprises)

Here are three myths about corporate governance and why small and medium-sized enterprises sooner or later will come to apply its principles, not constrained by any particular law or regulation, but rather because the economic reality and competition on the one hand, and the need for a good internal organization, meaningful control and value added [...]

By |2018-09-19T13:21:13+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Business|0 Comments

The audit – next level in reporting?

Significant business risks, accounting or commercial errors, as well as inappropriate management decisions can all be scrutinised as a result of a thorough and complete audit. Beyond the figures, there must be a connection, through reports and explanations related to them, between the auditor and the auditee. The way both parties operates are changing as [...]

By |2017-10-15T15:39:12+00:00October 15th, 2017|Categories: Business|0 Comments