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Improving Governance
This title is part of the Learning a la Carte Series
Duration: 12 minutes
AUD $275.00
Synopsis

Organisational governance is critical for best performance and is under the microscope in many companies. To learn more about this psychologist Peter Quarry interviews Damien Smith, lawyer and Managing Director of Enterprise Care, an innovative firm that specialises in governance issues. They discuss how 'governance' relates to 'management' and 'leadership' and the need for a holistic approach by the board and the management.

Key Learning Points
  • Governance as compliance vs. meeting stakeholder needs
  • Principles covering relationships, ethics and values ensure effective governance
  • 'Carver' approach - a policy approach
  • Strategic, advisory, and operational boards
  • Must-do issues for governance and 'governor' role
  • Proactive role of directors to make judgements
  • Board has duty of care to assess if advice is sound
  • Must have transparency
  • Board must provide strategic leadership, projecting 5-20 years ahead
  • Seven domains of the organisation - each must be 'owned' by board
Recommended Audiences
  • Executives
  • Managers
Distributed in the following format(s)
  • DVD
Available in the following language(s)
  • English
Media Type
 Video Recording
Presentation Style
  • Interview
STOCK CODE
LALC82
ISBN
9781921635335
Published
Melbourne Australia
Filming location
Melbourne Australia
Release year
2010
Copyright owner
ClickView
Publisher
Seven Dimensions