There’s a strong case for Australian boards to have some form of worker participation
As a non-executive director, you’re often on different boards, and this can make it challenging to really understand what the consumer in each business is going through. The only way to understand what they experience is to walk a mile in their footsteps.
Whilst government stagnates, companies and boards have never had more opportunity to drive social progress.
Employers must act on the issues that their employees care about
There is a huge gulf between politics and business. As someone who’s lived in both worlds it sometimes feels like I’m an interpreter, trying to bridge the gap between two mutually incomprehensible languages.
The world is currently in the middle of a revolution. Far right candidates and populist parties like President Donald Trump, Senator Pauline Hanson and France’s Marine Le Pen are all signals that the division between capital and labour is transforming before our eyes.