News & Blog

We wholeheartedly believe that better boards via board evaluations bring about more effective and successful organisations. Here are some articles which we think may be of interest to you, and also some of our own blogs. We hope you enjoy reading them!

Poor Leadership at Alzheimer’s Society, according to their latest staff survey

October 1, 2019

According to the latest employee engagement survey by the Alzheimer’s Society, some of the findings were as follows: approximately 40% of respondents said that its leadership was ‘out of touch’ only 44% believed that the results of the survey would be acted upon The ‘Workplace Engagement Score’ was at 56% – 4% below the median…

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Case Study: What happens when the CEO ‘goes rogue’?

May 10, 2019

Scene: A board of directors with very different skill sets agree on their vision and objectives for an unlisted SME business.  Their strategy is carefully planned and thought-through where each member of the group feels comfortable enough to speak up with new ideas, fresh perspectives and dissenting views.  The atmosphere is one of positive collaboration,…

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Boards & Communication

May 10, 2019

‘64% of boards had a low or below average impact on a company’s long-term value creation’ (McKinsey)   The main factors cited were flawed strategies and incompetent people in management roles.  Another significant factor was that of poor communication.   If I ask any of you readers to think back to a time of frustration and…

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How Effective Is Your Board?

May 10, 2019

Good governance is vital.  It is for any organization, large or small.  Public, private or third sector. It is needed to help organisations achieve their objectives, improve, as well as behave in an ethical and legal manner – for its employees, other stakeholders, regulators, customers and the wider community. For many, conducting an evaluation is…

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