Australia is lacking in Asian skills, which is holding businesses back. The two main skills that Australia lacks are being fluent in Asian languages and having knowledge of the regions markets.
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The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) once more commissioned Ownership Matters to undertake a thorough review of CEO reward among the ASX 200.
The Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR) has made banks and businesses cautious and concerned. Banks have echoed a warning that BEAR threatens the clarity of roles between APRA and ASIC, and also creates potential upheaval with insurance and superannuation funds, as BEAR could be broadly applied to such organisations.
In this month’s agenda, we address a breadth of issues which have arisen from research and/or have received Media attention. They include recent comment on modest wages growth, improved gender balance on Boards, comment on whether the nation’s workforce and millennials are being prepared for significant technological change and transformation in the work place.
Reputation is said to be hard won and easily lost. When reputation is damaged in a corporate environment, scrutiny by regulators and shareholders, particularly when it impacts on the bottom line and/or market value, will often increase.