10 Board Trends for the future
The exceptional pandemic period, which is still ongoing with all its consequences, means that most boards need to adapt quickly to new ways of operating, both in terms of delivery and ways of interacting. This post aims to outline the prevailing 2021 shifts for boards in their interplay with owners and corporate management.
DIVERSITY: Executive Boards need to step up or risk getting voted out
Recently, during an enlightening conversation discussing sustainable business practices with an AIMS Belgium client, Mr Rohit Sathe, he commented that he only employs leaders who are open minded and inclusive, because, they – in turn – will do the same. This way, he ensures that the culture is built top-down. Sounds simple?
Global remote work opportunities boost for struggling economies
According to Ebrahim Patel, South Africa’s Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, eighty two thousand jobs have been created in South Africa in the provision of business services to global companies – with a 22% annual growth in new jobs over the past three years in this sector. In the climate of a depressing and growing national unemployment rate of 32.6%, this news is to be celebrated.