Governance

Governance

Beware the Black Hole of Transformation

by Issue: May / June 2016

Business transformation projects tend to fail because most organizational leaders fail to see them as business projects with business goals.
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Mistakes Happen – So Manage Them

by , et al.Issue: May / June 2016

Errors occur more often than employees admit, so smart organizations proactively encourage reporting while seeking to maximize beneficial learnings.

Judgment Play

by Issue: May / June 2016

Ivey research shows reframing financial-sector misconduct as a judgment issue can help stabilize the world economy.

Standard & Poor’s 500 Shades of Grey

by Issue: May / June 2016

Studies show creative grey-area accounting is alive and well long after the collapse of Enron rocked the corporate world.

Enron Explained

by Issue: March/April 2016

It is still possible to follow rules and commit fraud, which is why more business leaders should heed lessons former all-star CFO Andrew Fastow learned the hard way.

The Myths of Unethical Behaviour

by Issue: September / October 2015

Addressing the massive costs associated with businesses behaving badly requires fighting the primary causes – and they are not a lack of ethics or greed.
Learning from Boardroom Perspectives on Leader Character

Learning from Boardroom Perspectives on Leader Character

by , et al.Issue: January / February 2015

When it comes to governance, research shows that assessing director character will go a long way toward improving performance.

Reconceptualizing the board and its metrics

by Issue: July / August 2014

As chairman of Aetna in 1999, William Donaldson said: “I fear there is a growing cottage industry of superficial thought……

How Soaring Executive Compensation Can Be A Good Thing

by Issue: May / June 2014

In this issue of IBJ, we present an Ivey Interview with Landsbankinn CEO Steinthór Pálsson, who has spent the last……

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