Research by Michael Bassett

Michael Bassett
 
Michael Bassett, Associate Director, Governance, Compliance and Risk
Michael Bassett is a Senior Research Associate in the Governance and Corporate Responsibility Division of The Conference Board of Canada. Michael leads the Conference Board's research work on governance, CSR and ethics. In addition to his research role, he has managed the Conference Board's ... more
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This report examines international and provincial governance and performance management structures for state-owned enterprises and Crown corporations to identify elements that...
The Conference Board of Canada | 51 pages | December 2017 | by Zoltan J. Ambrus, Michael Bassett
Le présent rapport examine les structures de gouvernance et de gestion du rendement adoptées à l’étranger et au niveau provincial pour les entreprises publiques et sociétés d’État,...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 54 pages | December 2017 | by Zoltan J. Ambrus, Michael Bassett
This briefing details the findings of a Conference Board of Canada research project that sought to identify ways to enhance collaboration between humanitarian organizations and...
The Conference Board of Canada | 32 pages | November 2015 | by Michael Bassett
Le présent rapport expose en détail les résultats d’un projet de recherche du Conference Board du Canada visant à déterminer les moyens de favoriser la collaboration entre les...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 40 pages | November 2015 | by Michael Bassett
This 30 minute webinar explores the Canadian Board Diversity Council's 2014 Annual Report Card on Board Diversity and discusses the implications for boards of the new Canadian...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | December 2014 | by Michael Bassett
Le présent rapport est le sommaire d’une enquête canadienne de 2012 sur les programmes d’investissement des entreprises dans la collectivité. Il porte, entre autres, sur la dotation...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 73 pages | July 2013 | by Michael Bassett
This report summarizes a 2012 Canadian survey of corporate community investment programs. Among other topics, it looks at staffing levels, motivations, and types of contributions...
The Conference Board of Canada | 65 pages | April 2013 | by Michael Bassett
Watch a 22 minute interview with Dr. Hentie Dirker, Vice-President, Regional Compliance Officer, Siemens Canada, to hear how the company has responded to the November 2006 allegations...
The Conference Board of Canada | Video Interview | July 2012 | by Michael Bassett
This report gives a brief overview of governance in Crown corporations in Canada today and provides two scorecards designed to support sector leaders in their evaluation of success...
The Conference Board of Canada | 24 pages | December 2011 | by Michael Bassett
Canada’s food sector makes an enormous contribution to our national economy. This report examines Canada’s current food economy footprint and engagement in the global food economy.
The Conference Board of Canada | 78 pages | June 2011 | by Michael Grant, Michael Bassett, Matthew Stewart, Julie Adès
This briefing explains how — at a time when declining trust in business is accelerating — The Dalton Company Ltd. has made trust a cornerstone of its business.
The Conference Board of Canada | 10 pages | September 2009 | by Michael Bassett
The H1N1 virus is the world’s first pandemic in over 40 years and Canadian organizations must act quickly to prepare themselves for the next waves of the virus.
The Conference Board of Canada | 27 pages | July 2009 | by Andrew Archibald, Michael Bassett, Trefor Munn-Venn
Boards’ oversight of stakeholder trust is an opportunity to contribute to success at a time when, more than even before, trust drives organizational value. This publication provides...
The Conference Board of Canada | 28 pages | November 2008 | by Michael Bassett, Prem P. Benimadhu
Stakeholder trust can be a significant competitive advantage for organizations. Trust leads stakeholders to invest in the success of firms. This report examines the key features...
The Conference Board of Canada | 46 pages | November 2008 | by Michael Bassett
Les organisations d’aujourd’hui doivent répondre à une question importante : comment s’assurer que les employés se comportent de manière éthique et intègre. Une table ronde de...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 8 pages | May 2008 | by Michael Bassett
A key issue facing organizations today is how to ensure employees act ethically and with integrity. An expert roundtable convened by the Conference Board offers suggestions on...
The Conference Board of Canada | 8 pages | March 2008 | by Michael Bassett
Based on interviews with 20 senior corporate leaders from some of Canada's most influential companies, The Conference Board of Canada gained insight into the subject of ethics...
The Conference Board of Canada | 8 pages | September 2007 | by Michael Bassett, Zachariah Ezekiel
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