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Michael Woodford: the ​Olympus CEO who blew the whistle on $1.7 billion fraud

Michael Woodford: the ​Olympus CEO who blew the whistle on $1.7 billion fraud speaks about corporate governance, strong culture and leading by example

We strongly recommend you read Michael Woodford‘s critically acclaimed book, “Exposure” (2012). We also enjoyed “$1.7 Billion Fraud: Full Exposure” which premièred on Monday – the 75 minute documentary on the Olympus scandal from the acclaimed Japanese director Hyoe Yamamoto. Our Asia Pacific MD Raleigh Addington recently caught up with Michael in an exclusive interview,

The MoralDNA of Performance

Corporate philosopher Roger Steare publishes “The MoralDNA of Performance”

Roger Steare, known as the “corporate philosopher”, recently wrote and published a report through the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), titled “The MoralDNA of Performance”. This report explores the space in which people work, to see how well it serves them, their customers and society itself. Roger believes that anyone who takes the time to reflect on human

Economics speaker Noreena Hertz reveals the secret of good decision-making

Noreena Hertz, a leading keynote speaker and advisor on strategy and global economics, shared some tips on the secret of good decision-making at WIRED Money 2014, an ambitious single-day event that brings together disruptors and incumbents of the financial sector, to explore the future of money, banking and finance. Noreena explained that our brains are not the rational

Business speaker Philip Delves Broughton: “Better to hire big fish from little ponds”

Writing recently for the Financial Times, Philip Delves Broughton, author of “Life’s a Pitch” (2012), discusses recruitment strategies and how he believes that companies are getting better at spotting great character. Philip began by looking at the selection process for the New York Giants American Football team, who wanted “clean” and upstanding players as well as wanting

Gabe Klein: game-changing pioneer in urban design and transportation

Great chatting to Gabe Klein, who ran the city of Chicago’s Department of Transportation (CDOT) from 2011-2013.  While at CDOT, Gabe and his management team transformed the agency into a national model for innovation in transportation and tech.  From publishing six groundbreaking plans for Chicago, to not just talking about Complete Streets, but putting it into practice, baking sustainability and

Julia Hobsbawm on What Working and Networking will look like in 2020

We’ve been much enjoying Julia Hobsbawm’s major new report – Fully Connected: What Working and Networking will look like in 2020 – published in association with EY this morning. It identifies five ‘arrows’ pointing to 21st century business success: Manage your networks Face-to-face five time a week Konwledge dashboard The active networker (lifestyle not diet) Curiosity

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