I wrote an article for the most recent issue of Company Director magazine on seven ways boards can support and drive innovation.
The slightly edited final version is on the Company Director website. The full original text is below.
How Boards Can Support and Drive Innovation
One sixth of Australian businesses with a turnover of over $10 million in 2014 did not exist four years later. In some cases that was due to classic reasons such as cashflow management challenges, over-extension or project mis-management. However an increasing proportion of corporate failures is due to insufficient response to changes in the operating environment, including rapid technological progress, shifts in social attitudes and consumer behaviour and disruption from new business models.