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The Voices of your Employees

The Voices of your Employees

  The latest “Voice and Value” event at the London School of Economics highlighted the research that Employee Voice as a key driver of employee engagement and performance and that this is being reflected by the topic moving up the leadership agenda. To reinforce the former, The Chartered Institute of […]

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Extending Risk Management to Social Media

Extending Risk Management to Social Media

  Do your Corporate Governance processes include management of the risks associated with Social Media – for example: damage to brand reputation, potentially inappropriate release of confidential information or contravention of Legal / regulatory / compliance obligations?       An Altimeter Group report (http://www.slideshare.net/Altimeter/guarding-the-social-gates-the-imperative-for-social-media-risk-management?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=Alert&utm_campaign=B12&utm_content=2012-08-22) has highlighted a gap in […]

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Data – Getting to Grips with the numbers

Data – Getting to Grips with the numbers

Three Questions: 1.         How many people in your enterprise use data well to extract real insights that help them / you make better decisions? 2.         Are analytical skills concentrated in a small sub set of your people? 3.         Do you have a reliable central depository of data / information or is management discussion […]

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Talent Considerations

Talent Considerations

  The premium placed on tight management of discretionary expenditure during our prolonged period of tough economic conditions has made investment in staff a courageous decision in many enterprises – be it the cost of recruiting new staff the development of existing staff or indeed succession planning.     As […]

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Effective Delegation

Effective Delegation

  As part of Efficienarta’s methods for helping organisations improve their processes, short Corporate Governance “diagnostics” are offered to help target business improvement projects on areas where the most value can be added to overall Corporate Governance. Diagnostics have identified specific delegation requirements such as a requirement for the Board […]

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Management by Walking About

Management by Walking About

  Whilst I am a firm believer that better processes and systems can improve Corporate Governance by helping inform Directors and providing a foundation for improved Board effectiveness, all the current publicity around the leadership at Barclays Bank alerted me to reflect on two themes that have resurfaced periodically through […]

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