Board Guide
How does a Board fulfil its dual role of performance (ensuring long-term value creation) and conformance (ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, rules and codes)? What are the roles of the Board vis-à-vis management when  developing and implementing corporate strategy? How should the Board engage shareholder activists, proxy advisers and the media, if at all?  The answers to these questions, and more, are found in the Board Guide, the definitive guide to the roles, duties, challenges and leading practices of Boards. In its 3rd Edition (2018), this guide is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions.
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Audit Committee Guide
What are the differences between an internal and external auditor, especially with regard to auditor independence and the regulation of their professions? How can the AC reduce the risk of non-compliance with accounting standards and respond to regulatory reviews, such as the Financial Reporting Surveillance Programme? What are the differences between interested person and related party transactions, and what are the associated duties of the AC? The answers to these questions, and more, are found in the Audit Committee Guide, the definitive guide to the roles, duties, challenges and leading practices of ACs. In its 3rd Edition (2018), this guide is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions. Read More
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Board Risk Committee Guide
Different companies have different committees for risk management –  Management Risk Committee, Board Risk Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, specialised Board-level risk committees such as Safety and Health Committee, and so on.  How should a company best structure its governance of risk? How can a company express its risk tolerance or appetite and communicate that internally and externally? What are the lines of defence that a Board can rely on to ensure that the company’s risk management and internal controls are adequate and effective? The answers to these questions, and more, are found in the Board Risk Committee Guide. In its 3rd Edition (2018), this guide is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions. Read more
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Nominating Committee Guide
Why is gender diversity – or for that matter, Board diversity – important for an effective Board? How does an independent director suddenly lose his “independence” after nine years on the Board? How do directors remove the Board Chairman? The answers to these questions and more are provided in the Nominating Committee Guide, the definitive guide to the roles, duties, challenges and leading practices of NCs. In its 3rd Edition (2018), this guide is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions. Read more
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Remuneration Committee Guide
How much, and how, should CEOs be paid? Should shares be used to remunerate employees and directors? If so, what are the risks and risk management issues to consider? What are the kinds of demands regulators, shareholders and other stakeholders place on pay decisions and disclosures? The answers to these and other questions can be found in the Remuneration Committee Guide, the definitive guide to the workings of RCs, and the issues faced by them. In its 3rd Edition (2018), this guide is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions. Read more
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Resource Guide
The Corporate Governance Guides for Boards in Singapore is a series of online and printed guides to help Boards and directors of Singapore-incorporated companies to discharge their duties more effectively. The series consists of Resource Guide, Board Guide, Audit Committee Guide, Board Risk Committee Guide, Nominating Committee Guide, Remuneration Committee Guide, and eGuide to the Code of Corporate Governance. This Resource Guide provides readers with an overview of all seven Guides in the series, as well as useful navigational tips for both the online and printed versions. In its 3rd Edition (2018), this guide is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions. Read More
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Boardroom Matters
Boardroom Matters
Does good corporate governance really benefit a company’s valuation? Why should an honest mistake made by a director be a crime? These and many other questions on the various facets of corporate governance and directorship are addressed in this important book “Boardroom Matters”.  Essential reading for directors and corporate leaders. Read more
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Boardroom Matters Vol. II
Corporate governance is a highly topical subject. It should concern anyone involved in a company since good corporate governance is important for corporate performance. This second volume takes off from where the first left off [from Volume I]. Each article in this collection stands on its own, and collectively reflect the crucial dual roles of boards: ensuring conformance with the rules of the operating environment, and performance of the company in the longer term. Read more
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Boardroom Matters Vol. III
What can directors do to avoid conflicts of interest? What is the value and pitfalls of having an executive committee? How can boards ensure that their companies will survive and even thrive amidst digital disruption? Boardroom Matters Volume III: Towards Effective Boards features 50 articles that range from age-old issues of directorship such as director independence to more contemporaneous topics such as digital disruption.
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Social Payoff
Social Payoff
Many businesses get on social media just because they want to be on the bandwagon. With the fast-changing nature of social media, most businesses forget to set clear objectives and have already spent lots of money on advertising to get fans and plenty of engagement. Yet, such results are not leading to a positive impact on the bottom-lines of businesses. With the most measurable and cutting-edge strategies inside, Social Payoff tells you how to reach customers effectively and how to build valuable relationships that will shape the future of your business. With this book, you will discover how to: • Plan your social media strategy to increase sales and cultivate customers’ trust and loyalty • Find your potential customers on the social web and to connect with them • 24 metrics to measure social media ROI effectively. Attract digital influencers and champions to build your reach and gain attention quickly. Read More
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Raw Diamonds
Raw Diamonds
“Raw Diamonds” is a sweet reminder that we are all connected in some ways and we can all make an impact on a teen’s life – for good, and for the better. Truly, each and every teen – notwithstanding his or her vocation and background – is a precious diamond born and destined to shine – when we believe. Read more
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Start and Grow Your Business Successfully
The pains and gains of an entrepreneur’s journey are palpable. But how can you strive to start and grow your business that yields more gains and less pains? Author Tan Tat Jin shares his vast experience in consulting work for businesses big and small, his insights on what makes a business tick, as well as his own entrepreneurial path spanning over three decades. This book provides readers with invaluable understanding on why some businesses thrive and why some fail. Read more
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