Archive for category: Corporate Values

Big Data and Corporate Governance

Big Data and Corporate Governance

To quote Silberzahn and Jones “Despite formidable developments in business strategy over the last fifty years, organizations keep being disrupted by events they should have seen coming, but didn’t, or by events they saw coming but were unable to avoid or take advantage of.” We may in a future Blog pick up […]

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Risk Management – The Personal Dimension

Risk Management – The Personal Dimension

As we recruit and develop our people do we place enough emphasis on having people who have the values our enterprise need to flourish and reward our stakeholders this year, next year and into the future? Moreover. Do we provide them with the incentives that will promote alignment of their […]

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Modern software applications – benefits & risks

Modern software applications – benefits & risks

  A day last week looking at IBM’s websphere brought home to me how advances in software have really brought value to enterprises in three particular respects: Functional business users  (in Marketing for example) can now make changes to complex systems themselves using very friendly user interfaces – no knowledge […]

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Incentivising better Corporate Governance

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September 17, 2012

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Incentivising better Corporate Governance

  Two Monday Questions … When companies strive to improve and indeed in some cases transition from being good to being great do they give Corporate Governance sufficient focus?   How can we equip Directors better so that there are few occasions for shareholders to ask “how could you let […]

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Using Social Media to Improve Change Initiatives

Using Social Media to Improve Change Initiatives

As I reflected on the recent attention being given to being agile – on the basis that volatility has become a way of life (for example Accenture’s Outlook and the McKinsey’s Quarterly), the ever increasing competitive rivalry and strict financial controls, I revisited some of the change management literature and […]

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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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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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