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Growth and Headwinds

What business perspectives for the Chinese Year of the Tiger? China grew 8.1% in 2021 after a 2.2% growth in 2020. At the same time, during that first pandemic year, the rest of the world economy shrank by about 4.1%. China’s development during the pandemic has generated continued considerable business interest. Read more

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The future Chief Risk Officer

The future Chief Risk Officer (CRO) will be shaped by the 4Ss of Scope, Scrutiny, Speed and Safety. CROs will be flight engineer, navigator and air traffic controller for the long haul flight that fund members take towards retirement. Welcome the new chief ‘safe arrival’ and reputation officer. Source Investment magazine – January 2022 Read more

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The new leaders – getting beyond the cult of charisma

Building healthy, high performance teams in uncertain times will require reconnecting to the organisation’s purpose, more intentionality and empathy. Source Industry Moves – January 2022 Read more

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What pushed CXOs to the edge in Covid world

With many accelerated changes in the automobile industry, most of the OEMs have  altered their plans for investments, expansion, and EV development. Source: the Economist Times – Dec 28th, 2021 Read more

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The future CMO: artists, scientists and hunters please apply

The 5 Ms – Members, Mass, Messages, Maths and Mergers will shape the best Chief Marketing Officers . They will need to be part artist, scientist, hunter, acrobat, and possess the mystical skills of the ninja! Source : Investment magazine – December 2021 Read more

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A Cultural Voyage to Alexander Hughes

Company culture can be described as the shared ethos of an organisation. It is the way people feel about the work they do, the values they believe in, where they see the company going and what they are doing to get it there. Collectively, these traits represent the personality, or culture, of an organisation. Read […]

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Our future super CIO: less screen time, more conducting!

The 4Rs – Regulation, Returns, Risk and Reputation shape the best pension and wealth management  Chief Investment Officers. They will lead expert diverse teams like an orchestra conductor. Source Investment magazine – October 2021 Read more

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What it takes to be a future super fund CEO

The 4C forces that will shape the best CEOs from 2025 onwards. Culture, Complexity, Competition, Clarity plus a 5th being Community expectations. They will need almost super hero capabilities. Source Investment magazine – August 2021 Read more 

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Agreement on the purpose of super must honour the social contract

Our Australian Managing Partner, who actively consults in the asset management and pension sector asks “As the first generation of super guardians, while we can be proud of building a world-class superannuation system let’s not be left asking: “what else could we have done?” Source: Investment Magazine Read more  

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