How to anticipate inflection points in constantly evolving markets

I attended an interesting webinar this week, rendered by Rita McGrath, author of the upcoming book ‘Seeing around corners: How to spot inflection points in business before they happen’. One interesting outcome for me from listening to the webinar was to realize that most of our traditional assumptions about markets shift over time so it is key for us to recognize … Continue reading How to anticipate inflection points in constantly evolving markets

Board Effectiveness in a Disruptive Market

The disruption that is occurring in our business world is demanding changes in processes and structures, the creation of new departments and roles, the reskilling and upskilling of existing employees, among others. These changes, however, are not enough to achieve value creation for stockholders and effectively compete in today’s market. Evolution and change must cut … Continue reading Board Effectiveness in a Disruptive Market

Perú muestra interesante antecedente para fortalecer el gobierno corporativo de las sociedades que cotizan en Bolsa

El 27 de junio de este año, la Superintendencia del Mercado de Valores de Perú, aprobó los “Lineamientos para la Calificación de Directores Independientes”, definiendo importantes criterios mínimos para designar a los Consejeros Independientes. Estos Lineamientos son aplicables a todas las sociedades que mantengan algún valor que cotice en el mercado de valores de ese … Continue reading Perú muestra interesante antecedente para fortalecer el gobierno corporativo de las sociedades que cotizan en Bolsa

Board members are expected to play an active role in the company’s efforts to maintain an effective Corporate Compliance Program

Last April, the U.S. Department of Justice, through its Criminal Division, released a guidance document entitled “The Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” (the “Guidance”) for use by U.S. Department of Justice’s white-collar prosecutors on the evaluation of corporate compliance programs.  The evaluation of the corporate compliance program is one of the factors that prosecutors should … Continue reading Board members are expected to play an active role in the company’s efforts to maintain an effective Corporate Compliance Program

¿Deben considerarse los imperativos morales y de justicia al tomar decisiones de negocio?

He venido dando seguimiento a las noticias relacionadas con la crisis migratoria en la frontera y me he sentido devastada con los reportes acerca de las condiciones en que los migrantes, sin importar su edad, viven y son tratados en los centros de detención en ambos lados de la frontera. Como ocurre con cualquier otra … Continue reading ¿Deben considerarse los imperativos morales y de justicia al tomar decisiones de negocio?

Should morality and fairness imperatives be considered in business transactions?

I have been following the news on the immigration crisis at the border and have been devastated with the reports about the conditions in which immigrants, regardless of age, live and are treated in the detention centers in both sides of the border. As with any political decision, I have heard supporters who believe that … Continue reading Should morality and fairness imperatives be considered in business transactions?