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Beware The Brexit And The Supply Chain

Posted on July 4, 2016 at 6:45 PM

If you write about corporate governance it is sheer folly to ignore the supply chain.


And I haven't, oh I haven't....I have covered it here on Board Talk (use the search engine it works) and also on Forbes.


Ooh thank you Google - one search and I find latest here on Board Talk on collaboration re the supply chain, and on

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Supply Chain Monitoring Competitors To Collaborate

Posted on June 8, 2016 at 9:15 PM

If there is one word that business is crying out for in 2016 - apart from 'humanity' (think BHS, think Tata Steel, think Sports Direct, more on that one very soon) for me it would be 'collaboration.'


When it comes to the supply chain - a topic I have covered repeatedly on Forbes (if you Google Dina Med...

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FTSE Boardrooms: World Weary But Not Looking In The Mirror

Posted on December 12, 2015 at 11:55 AM

Boardrooms of the FTSE 350 appear to be so concerned about the world outside that they are not paying atttention to matters essential to the workings of their own businesses.


Economic risk is a top concern and Brexit is viewed by most as damaging to business, says research just out.


But just 49% of respondents to the FT-ICSA bi-annual Boardroom Bellwether survey of the FTSE 350 have  a written board succession plan, despite the urgency that has be...

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Cyber Risk: Lots Of Fear, But Little Evidence Of Responsible Strategy

Posted on November 13, 2015 at 2:10 PM

EY's timing of its 18th Global Information Security Survey (GISS) - just out - turns out to be excellent. 


It reminds us - as the headlines every day demonstrate - that the mos...

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