Transforming the Way You do Meeting Minutes
by October 31, 2018 and last updated on November 8, 2018 on
Principle 1: Learn from the ancient Egyptians
Taking meeting minutes is an essential activity in all board meetings. But have you ever wondered why it is such a necessary task?
The reason finds its roots deeply in our biology and our psychology. To illustrate, let’s look at our history.
Board Communication Software: The Key to Success
by October 15, 2018 and last updated on October 17, 2018 on
One of the most crucial contributors to any board’s success is board communication software. The aptitude to properly convey a message and have the receiving party understand will decrease the likelihood of failure as well as increase efficiency and productivity in any work process.
Security Address: 3 Tips for Facing Cybersecurity Threats
by October 3, 2018 and last updated on October 3, 2018 on
Rapid developments in technology have greatly increased the risk of cybersecurity issues from all around the world. Companies, whether big, medium, or small, have been targeted by hackers primarily through malware attacks and phishing scams. As a result, business leaders are starting to realize the need to strengthen their organization’s cybersecurity measures. In this article, we’ll list three measures you can use to ensure the security within your organization.
The New Wave of Cybercrime Trends that Businesses Should Know
by September 28, 2018 on
In an age where organizations and individuals are becoming increasingly reliant on the cloud, internet of things (IoT), and workforce mobility for critical business functions, it is becoming more difficult to keep track of the threats and areas where we are most vulnerable. According to CSO Online, damages caused by cybercrime are estimated to hit the $6 trillion mark by the year 2021. Experts predict cybersecurity spending to exceed the trillion dollar threshold over the next five years. With financial repercussions reaching all time highs, it’s of utmost importance to stay ahead of the curve and take note of the new wave of cybercrime trends that are expected to blight the business landscape for years to come.
The Relevance of Board Assessments
by September 20, 2018 and last updated on September 20, 2018 on
A board of directors’ main purpose is to ensure the organization’s success by jointly directing the company’s activities; this is achieved by making key decisions that would impact the organization’s bottom line. Appointed to act on behalf of the shareholders, they are entrusted to deal with issues pertaining to corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and corporate ethics among others.
Considering the weight of their responsibilities on a company’s performance, it is quite surprising that very few organisations conduct regular assessments and derive meaningful results. In India, board assessments were a non-mandatory requirement under Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement. This is prior to Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) Guidance Note which detailed guidelines on how board evaluations should be conducted.
Furthermore, on a study conducted by the Rock Center for Corporate Governance together with The Miles Group, it found that most board evaluations fail to recognize and correct poor performance among individual directors. In this nationwide survey of 187 boards, the results suggest that directors do not give each other honest feedback and boardroom dynamics are often sub-optimal. (more…)
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