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Month: Nov

  • Governance Institute’s National Conference — driving sustainability, trust and shared value

    by Meegan George, Acting Chief Executive, Governance Institute
    30/11/2018

    The bar was certainly set high on the first day of National Conference here in Melbourne. Get the round up of the day's exciting events and insights. 

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  • Company secretary vs risk manager vs governance professional — what is the difference?

    by Rachel Waterhouse, Executive Manager, Engagement, Governance Institute of Australia
    22/11/2018

    While a company secretary is a specific type of governance professional, there are many other types of governance and risk professionals. A person’s title and role can vary depending on the individual circumstances and needs of the organisation. This blog outlines the role of a company secretary, risk manager and governance professional. 

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  • When corporate governance isn’t enough

    by Julian Teicher, Deputy Dean (Research) and Professor Human Resources & Employment, School of Business and Law, CQUniversity
    16/11/2018

    The royal commission into the banking industry has highlighted an important paradox. While most large organisations have extensive policies and procedures, poor oversight and failure to create and sustain a climate which values good governance may produce unethical and even illegal activity.

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  • What millennials can bring to the board room

    by Holly Ransom, CEO, Emergent and guest speaker at Governance Institute National Conference
    06/11/2018

    Millennials, the generation born between the early 1980s and early 2000s, occupy 37% of the Australian workforce at the moment and are predicted to comprise near ¾ of the Australian workforce by 2025. They’re also a rapidly growing consumer group, with Macquarie forecasting that by 2028 one in every three dollars eared in Australia will be earned by a millennial. As this generation grows in both its workforce and consumer significance its critical all organisations are reflecting this generation in their broader board diversity. 

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