The case for greater gender diversity in non-profit boards

EVEN though there has not been a definitive study linking demographic diversity of an Institution of a Public Character (IPC) or non-profit organisation (NPO) board to high organisational performance, it is difficult to imagine anyone arguing otherwise.

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When financial services sneeze, rest of the economy catches a cold

THERE is an old colloquialism in business that "when financial services sneeze, the rest of the economy catches a cold". This may be particularly relevant if the symptoms relate to risk management, corporate culture and remuneration. When it comes to executive pay levels, incentive plans and...

Boards need to put people first

IN this age of increasing shareholder activism, investors are calling for stronger board oversight of executive compensation, succession planning, gender equity, corporate culture, and organisation development issues.

Putting people first

In this age of increasing shareholder activism, investors are calling for stronger board oversight of executive compensation, succession planning, gender equity, corporate culture, and organisation development issues.

Business case for diversity on boards is irrefutable

DIVERSITY on boards and management teams is increasingly and deservedly gaining prominence in Singapore. Organisations such as the newly established Council for Board Diversity and Singapore Institute of Directors' Diversity Committee are championing more diverse representation on boards across...