Leadership cannot be taught, it can only be learned
Harold S. Geneen, CEO ITT from 1959-77, and various authors
The Heritage Institute works to promote leadership, integrity and competence in governance and human relations in the workplace and community.
The Heritage Institute is located in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. We travel widely to provide in-house training and services for our clients.
The Heritage Institute's clients have included governments, the justice system, financial institutions, businesses and community organizations.
At the Heritage Institute, we have been working in the field of corporate governance and human relations for over 30 years.
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This site contains numerous articles that are also listed in the program pages.
Developments in corporate governance
Internal and external control
The role of the accountant
Corporate governance models
Codes and guidelines
References and links
» Conducting a meeting using Robert's Rules
» Preparing for, managing & chairing a meeting
» Detailed chart of motions and precedence
» Robert's Rules of Order - a quick reference
» Robert's Rules of Order - complete
» Making meetings work
» How human relations assists governance
» Interpersonal skills are essential competencies
» What are the essential interpersonal skills?
» The Seven Challenges - Summary
» Challenge 1: Listen carefully and responsively
» Challenge 2: Explain your intent and invite consent
» Challenge 3: Express yourself clearly & Completely
» Challenge 4: Translate criticisms into requests
» Challenge 5: Ask open questions
» Challenge 6: Express more appreciation
» Challenge 7: Make better communication second nature
» Informed and Credible Judgments and Decisions - Working in a Culturally Plural Setting.
A presentation to the Supreme Court of British Columbia. This paper is applicable to all decision-making)
» How to Distinguish Yourself As a Culturally Diverse Candidate
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March 3, 2008
» Conrad Black Trial: Black Goes to Prison
» Hewlett Packard's Governance Woes
» Hewlett Packard's Resurgence
» BlackBerry Maker Professes Sweeping Governance Changes After Accounting Problems
» Insurer Seeks Shareholder Opinion on Executive Compensation
» Board Compensation Committee's Face Increasing Criticism
» Warren Buffett's Succession & Governance Plans
» Spotlight on CEO Compensation
» CEO calls Governance Researchers Birdbrains!
» Governance Issues Arising from Corporate Scandals
» Sarbanes-Oxley Legislation News & Views
» Enron Timelines
» WorldCom Timelines
» Governance Best Practices - TELUS ECCO Men 19997 s s Terra Athletic 2S Athletic Sandal Black 427fa86
Coleman Prison, Florida
March 3, 2008, Florida. Conrad
Black, 63, left his Palm Beach, Florida mansion at about 9 this morning, and drove to Coleman Prison a to begin serving a 6 1/2-year sentence for fraud and obstruction of justice.
Two other Hollinger International Inc. executives, Peter Atkinson and Jack Boultbee were also convicted of fraud. Black's former partner David Radler pleaded guilty and testified as a prosecution witness in court against Black.
Barbara & Conrad Black
at their West Palm Beach Home
Black's wife Barbara Amiel Black accompanied him in their SUV for the three drive from their home to the prison. Coleman Prison is 50 miles north west of Orlando in central Florida. It is the largest federal prison in the United States.