We’re delighted Aggie Maisano, who leads the Business Risk Team – Legal at PwC Australia, is part of the Vincent Fairfax Fellowship Cohort 26, 2021.
As the year-long Fellowship program unfolds, we’ll be collating Aggie’s reflections, from expectations to experience, here. It will provide a first-hand insight to what the program’s about, what it requires of participants and, in the longer term, what its impact has been.
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In times of uncertainty, especially when the stakes are high, people look to their leaders with a greater sense of urgency and expectation.
Because these times tend to make us feel afraid, we often expect our leaders to do whatever it takes to guarantee our safety and survival – whether in terms of physical health, economic wellbeing or providing some sense of assurance about what the future holds.
However, leaders need to be careful about the ways they provide for these needs. Crisis leadership needs to be about preserving more than just safety and certainty – it needs to be about preserving our moral character, too. This isn’t easy to do, but there are some basic skills leaders can aim to develop that will help them practice a more ethical form of leadership. And these are the same skills we should be looking for when we’re deciding who deserves to lead us in times of crisis.
via Sydney Morning Herald ,18 June 2021See More
As the ultimate guardians of the firm’s financial, human, and reputational capital, corporate boards need to set their bar higher, and replace reactive approaches to misbehavior with a proactive approach to winning with integrity. Instead of assuming everything is fine unless they hear otherwise, directors need to be more probing
via HBR, 21 December 2017See More
Pat Harned, CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), talks about the role Boards play in curbing ethics issues, and why these issues have become so top of mind for corporations.
via Corporate Board Member, 14 August 2018See More
Companies and their directors could be sued for “greenwashing” their commitments to achieve their net zero carbon pledges or emissions reductions targets, according to a legal opinion backed by some of Australia’s top business leaders.
via AFR, 26 April 2021See More