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CGF ARTICLES, OPINIONS & EDITORIALS

THE COMPANY SECRETARY CAN MAKE OR BREAK THE BOARD (2024-05-23)

By Terrance M. Booysen (CGF Research Institute: CEO)

While the position of Company Secretary has always been important within an organisation, especially from an administrative perspective, the Company Secretary’s role and scope of responsibility has grown over the years from an ‘efficient administrator’ to a ‘governance leader’. A modern-day Company Secretary’s role essentially encompasses ensuring the smooth running of the board’s functions, as well as ensuring -- from a good governance perspective -- that directors are adequately informed and protected in the heightened regulatory environment in which modern organisations operate.

THE LINK BETWEEN YOUR GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK AND STRATEGIC DEXTERITY (2024-05-07)

By Jené Palmer CA(SA) GCB.D (CGF Research Institute: Director)

Too many board members only view their organisation’s governance framework as a means to assess compliance. The opportunity to leverage the outcomes of governance assessments to drive innovation and strategic change are often missed because organisational leaders do not measure the dexterity of their strategic processes.