Governance

Who's on Your Board?

Due to Sarbanes-Oxley and the SEC, ‘Tone at the Top’ has become a common place discussion in today’s corporate board rooms. We have succeeded in regulating a practice that has long been recognized as common sense: authenticity in leadership. From the regulator’s perspective, ‘Tone at the Top’ addresses the ethics of leadership: the financial control environment, transparency and integrity.

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Innovation is the Leading Imperative

Over the past few years, powerful icons of business success have been brought to their knees or buried, making survival seem like success. However, survival just won’t cut it anymore. Productivity has been the star of the economics show, but it will move to a supporting role. This is largely because “productivity is about fixing the past, and innovation is about creating the future”.

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Mobile Economy Project Launches December 8

On December 8, the Center for Technology Innovation at The Brookings Institution will launch a new mobile economy project, which will examine and document the impact of the mobile revolution on the economies of developed and developing countries, with a forum exploring how mobile technology can ease the everyday lives of Americans.

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