Businesses come in all shapes and sizes but the most successful of them all share one common trait — an outstanding corporate culture. After the outgoing ASIC boss, Greg Medcraft, suggested that boards take greater responsibility for corporate culture, the idea of company values has been at the forefront of […]
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White men are becoming an "endangered species"...
Women aren’t making it to the boards of Australian IPOs. Companies recently listing on the ASX have a smaller proportion of women on their boards than the big players. Women now make up 30% of ASX20 board positions. And among the broader ASX200, women account for 25% of board positions, […]
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Lean in, people
Average pay has actually gone down.
But expert warns against making "token" appointments.
Not the diversity investors were seeking.
By Kap Su Sol, Research Analyst
[credit provider=”statigr.am/boomboomer” url=”http://statigr.am/p/344575328424442223_9481677″] Almost half of female executive directors are financially qualified, while 65 per cent have a financial background, the study shows. This compares to just 26 per cent of their male colleagues being financially qualified and 44 per cent having a financial background, the report from Cranfield School […]
[credit provider=”statigr.am/victor_sarinana” url=”http://statigr.am/p/327035340519821086_35697994″] It will take more than 70 years for there to be the same number of women as men in leadership roles. At the current rate of growth, this number will not be on par until the year 2085, according to a new study by the Women’s College at the University […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a7/Duke_Energy_Field_Services_%28East_Texas_Plant%29.jpg”] A Friday SEC filing saw the resignation of two more Duke Energy Corp. (DUK) directors, the latest development since a surprising board coup led to the July 2nd removal of CEO Bill Johnson. The retirees, John D. Baker II and Theresa M. Stone, were legacy Progress […]
[credit provider=”Youtube”] Everyone says you should not let the CEO—who is supposed to be held in check by the board—become the chairman of the board.The Council of Institutional Investors has “long advocated” that boards be chaired by independent directors except in very limited circumstances.
[credit provider=”Yodel Anecdotal” url=”http://yodel.yahoo.com/”] The fall from grace for ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson continues this morning.He is stepping down from the board of enterprise data company Splunk.