Boardroom culture and ethical leadership are fundamental to sustainable long-term success: your responsibilities as non-executive directors

Culture and ethics in the boardroom: the ethical compass of the company Your role as a non-executive director and board members   Business scandals and corporate collapses may be the direct result of poor ethics. Each scandal leads to a call for a higher standard of business ethics, further regulations and training in ethics. It…

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How Has the Non Executive Director Role have Changed between 2008 and 2015?

Not too long ago, many non-executive directors, or NEDs, played more of a ceremonial role in the board rather than a truly functional one. Many were appointed by senior executives simply to add some gravitas to a board, without toppling the applecart. However, the role and responsibilities of non-executive directors are rapidly changing. The days…

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What compensation can you expect as a non-executive?

If you are considering becoming a non-executive director (NED or NXD), you probably want to know what the compensation is. Who are the best paid NEDs? For which kind of companies are they working for? What Compensation Can I Expect as a Non-Executive Director? Written by NEDonBoard and edited by Elise Perraud in October 2021…

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5 guidelines for newly appointed non-executive directors

5 guidelines for newly appointed non-executive directors   The most important aspect of being a non-executive director is that you have an expertise, skills and knowledge to bring to the table. To contribute to the sustainable success of the organisation on which board you serve, there are important guidelines that every NED should follow.  …

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What do you need to include in your Non Executive Director (NED) CV?

Writing your non-executive director CV is one of the steps to becoming a non-executive director, which aspiring and transitioning NEDs may underestimate. A good NED CV is a sales document, which outlines your unique value proposition for a board and demonstrates the skills, expertise and experience that a board is looking to recruit.  A well-written…

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