Non-executive directors must learn how to challenge executives

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Speak truth to power! The UK-based construction giant Carillion collapsed due to financial difficulties in 2018. A year later, the café chain Patisserie Valerie went into administration, due to alleged accounting fraud. In both cases, one of the first questions that many observers asked was: “Why didn’t the non-executive directors … Read more

The modern condition

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Yuval Noah Harari’s latest tome is a masterly exploration of the modern condition, writes Perry Timms Eulogized by President Obama and Bill Gates, Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens (2011) was a powerful reminder of our humanity, while also being a book about technology – or, technologies. It wasn’t just about today’s … Read more