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The necessarily uncomfortable role of Non-Executive Directors: Insights from Rotman’s David Beatty NOTE: This article was featured on the IEDP Developing Leaders website. Irving Olds, who was chairman of US Steel Inc in the 1940s, noted that non-executive or ‘independent’ directors of corporations were “like the parsley on fish – decorous but not useful”, notes David Beatty in a… Continue Reading
The ICGN, an investor-led body with members representing assets under management in excess of US$34trillion, has announced awards to two organisations and one individual in honour of their exceptional achievements towards improving corporate governance. Continue Reading
David Beatty and Rick Powers weigh in on the #metoo movement, what it means for your board when dealing with sexual harassment and how it affects corporate governance in Canada. Continue Reading
David Beatty and Rick Powers discuss the importance of boards dealing with new technology or risk being left behind. Continue Reading
By David R. Beatty C.M., O.B.E. Boards of Directors should be held accountable when it comes to scandals or criminal failure. Here’s why. Continue Reading
By David R. Beatty C.M., O.B.E. To understand the operating culture of a company field visits are an absolute must. Here’s why. Continue Reading