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Ian Narev and CBA – What About Accountability?

“In explaining why no executives had been let go, the CBA boss noted that even with strong standards there was little an executive could do to completely eradicate the risk of a rogue operator.” Daniel Palmer, Australian March 7th. ‘Rogue operators’ – really! Does the CBA’s violations really come down to rogues? What happened to …

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Accountability – the issue of our time

My business partner Joe has written a number of posts over the past six months on this topic and today’s hearings from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse prompts me to add to the conversation. Accountability: the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable. Accountable: subject to the obligation to report, …

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If you build leadership in your organisation, leaders will come

If you’ve seen the movie ‘Field of Dreams’ you know that Ray Kinsella played by Kevin Costner builds a baseball field against all odds and some of the past greats of American baseball turn up to play. This could easily be a metaphor for how organisations should go about developing great leaders i.e. build a great …

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If your Leadership Team isn’t accountable for the Company’s values then who is?

I was shocked recently to learn that the senior executives of an Australian operation in a large international company thought that their company’s values were irrelevant and not worth talking about. This is a perfect example of a business that has gone through the motions to create a set of values but is clearly not …

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