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Month: Jun

What risk management strategies should be undertaken by organisations to minimise the risks surrounding terrorist activities?

Posted by Tom McCleod, McCleod Governance on 30/06/2016

In November 1963 the world was rocked to its core with the murder of President John F Kennedy.

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Start where you’ve got the best chance of success…….

Posted by Helen Burgess, Executive General Manager, Corporate Relations & Reputation, NRMA on 28/06/2016

Start where you’ve got the best chance of success … that’s the best bit of advice I can give any organisation setting out on the ‘whole-of-organisation governance’ journey. Nor is it realistic to think you can do it on your own. You have to build support, break down the silos and get everyone on song. For my part, I began where I believed I had the best chance of success; with other leaders in the organisation who had the same passion and drive as I did to put in place the framework and linkages needed to deliver outcomes we want.

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Groundswell of support for wholesale review of the Corporations Act

Posted by Judith Fox, National Director, Policy & Publishing on 20/06/2016

Enacted over 20 years ago, the Act governing Australia’s companies and financial markets came into effect before we had hybrid cars, caller ID, lithium batteries, jpgs or mobile broadband and is now in urgent need of a major overhaul if it is going to support and not hinder a dynamic, entrepreneurial and innovative economy.

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