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Year: 2015

Governance Institute launches new guidance on delegations of authority

Posted by Judith Fox, National Director, Policy & Publishing on 09/12/2015

It’s important in any workplace for all staff and executives to understand who in the organisation has the authority to make which decisions. Currency traders have to know what risk limits apply to their trading activities. Employees needing to travel for work need to know whether they can book the travel or if it needs to be approved, while frontline employees need to know if they can offer discounts to customers in particular circumstances. And senior managers looking to engage a service provider need to know if they have the power to do so.

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Shaping the future: 2015 Governance Institute of Australia National Conference — Day Two recap

Posted by Trisha Mok, 2015 President Governance Institute on 02/12/2015

Day Two of Governance Institute’s 32nd National Conference continued its focus on Australia’s evolving governance and risk landscape, opening with a welcome from Governance Institute’s new CEO Steven Burrell.

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Shaping the future: 2015 Governance Institute of Australia National Conference — Day One recap

Posted by Trisha Mok, 2015 President Governance Institute on 01/12/2015

Day One of Governance Institute’s 32nd National Conference held at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne delivered delegates a comprehensive overview of Australia’s evolving governance and risk landscape. 

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Debunking NFP governance

Posted by Trisha Mok, 2015 President Governance Institute on 13/11/2015

I recall very clearly the advice of a highly respected ASX100 company director and former mentor who said, ‘Trisha, it’s really quite simple. If you are not comfortable with what you are doing making front-page headlines in the Sydney Morning Herald, then you shouldn’t really be doing it.’

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Building a valuable network involves more than handing over a business card

Posted by Kerry McGoldrick, Director Advisory, EY; Member NSW Council, Governance Institute of Australia on 30/10/2015

The value of a wide network of peers, mentors and professional acquaintances is crucial on many levels. It can help you tap into industry knowledge, find your dream job, provide a source of referrals or build a business.

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Taking governance beyond the board to the entire organisation

Posted by Judith Fox, National Director, Policy & Publishing on 29/10/2015

For the last decade, the focus of governance has been on the board, on embedding good practices and behaviour at board level so that directors can provide more effective oversight of management and accountability to stakeholders.

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