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Idealog: Personality dynamics: making the most of creative tension in the boardroom

Personality dynamics: making the most of creative tension in the boardroom By HENRI ELIOT, 27 Oct 2015 A board whose directors are constantly bickering will not function effectively, but neither will one that never questions decisions. Rigorous debate or “creative tension” is an accepted part of the process in sound decision-making but the nature of […]

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Idealog: Are we in a bubble?

 Are we in a bubble? By HENRI ELIOT, 28 Sep 2015 Henri Eliot talks to Rob Campbell, former trade unionist now chair of NZX-listed Summerset Group, Tourism Holdings and P2P lender Harmoney, about economic bubbles – what they are, how do they happen, and are we in one right now? Henri Eliot:Are we in a […]

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Idealog: Keeping the lines of communication open

Sure, corporations have their obligations, but what about the duties of shareholders? When it comes to engaging with the companies they’ve invested in, are shareholders being pro-active enough? Corporations are often said to have obligations to shareholders and other constituencies, including employees, the communities in which they do business and government, but these obligations are […]

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NZ Herald: Board member, we’re watching you!

Henri Eliot: Board member, we’re watching you! By Henri Eliot 10:00 AM Monday Jul 20, 2015 Boards need to change, and serving on a board needs to be considered a job. Photo / Thinkstock Gone are the days of the rubber-stamp board meeting. Companies suffer greatly when independent board members don’t ask the tough questions, […]

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