The role of the board is often underplayed in discussions around talent. That’s because so many boards focus on strategy and compliance first, and limit talent discussions to the question of CEO succession and executive compensation. But CEOs running a talent-first organization must help the board see that talent is the value creator and therefore belongs at the top of its agenda. The talent-driven CEO … [ Read more ]
Content: Quotation | Authors: Dennis Carey, Dominic Barton, Ram Charan | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Corporate Governance, Human Resources
Corporate governance has undoubtedly improved in Asia. Some countries-Singapore in particular-have made significant progress. The next step is to instill the new behavior, and that will take time. Many corporate leaders, investors, and regulators in Asia articulate the benefits of more effective corporate governance. But they understand that enduring reform won’t be achieved overnight and that, in the short term, many practical impediments and disincentives … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Authors: Dominic Barton, Paul Coombes, Simon Chiu-Yin Wong | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Corporate Governance, International – Asia
Companies can do much to avoid falling victim to sudden national financial emergencies. Although the tally of such events is rising, many businesses remain unprepared for them.
Content: Article | Authors: Dominic Barton, Gregory Wilson, Roberto Newell | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Finance, International
When is a good time to make strategic advances? During a crisis, of course.
Content: Article | Authors: Dominic Barton, Gregory Wilson, Roberto Newell | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Management, Strategy