Why listed companies must monitor social media

Whether you love it, loathe it or simply fail to get it, the Australian Stock Exchange says social media is something you can no longer ignore. Working closely with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, the ASX recently¬†updated its guidance on disclosure, advising companies to monitor online for sensitive information to ensure that the market Read more about Why listed companies must monitor social media[…]

Why deferring to ‘expertise’ is dangerous

I was recently at a workshop where a participant introduced himself by listing his Ivy League credentials; while impressive, his doctorate was in a discipline unrelated to the discussion and the act was out of context. Notwithstanding this, many people subsequently looked to him to lead or tacitly sought his approval when speaking. What he Read more about Why deferring to ‘expertise’ is dangerous[…]

Is digital literacy the new financial literacy?

Legal decisions in the wake of corporate failures like Enron, WorldCom and, in Australia, Centro continue to reinforce financial literacy as imperative for business leaders. But we are yet to demand the same of arguably the biggest game changer of all, technology. The impact of emerging technologies, including social media platforms that allow instant global Read more about Is digital literacy the new financial literacy?[…]