'Social media has hugely influenced corporate governance' (video)

Is social media an opportunity or a risk for businesses? A bit of both, said attendees at MT's corporate governance roundtable.

by
Last Updated: 09 May 2014



Ah, social media: it’s left everyone from Habitat to HMV with red faces. But, says MBA student Michael Conn, it’s also had a huge influence on corporate governance over the past few years.

He suggests the likes of Twitter and Facebook can help as much with internal communication as it can with external, allowing leaders to communicate their goals directly to employees, rather than allowing them to filter down through the ranks of management.

- Want to know more about MT’s partnership with BSI? Find out here

Find this article useful?

Get more great articles like this in your inbox every lunchtime

Read like a CEO: James Reed

The recruitment boss discusses the books that give him business ideas and management inspiration.

What British business can learn from the French

Forget the cliches - our old rival is hotbed of management innovation and is leading...

Want to encourage more female leaders? Openly highlight their achievements

A study shows that publicly praising women not only increases their willingness to lead, their...

Message to Davos: Don't blame lack of trust on 'society'

The reason people don't trust you is probably much closer to home, says public relations...

Dame Cilla Snowball: Life after being CEO

One year on from stepping back as boss of Britain's largest advertising agency, Dame Cilla...

How to change people's minds when they refuse to listen

Research into climate change deniers shows how behavioural science can break down intransigence.