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Go Beyond Disruption

Release Date: 01/23/2021

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"It addresses fundamental questions about whether it's killing the way we work... or actually creating a world of new possibilities."

(143)  What's your company's strategy to develop and maximise the resources provided by what some call the "alternative workforce", but most simply refer to as "gig" workers? Board-level strategist and integrated thinker Samantha Griffiths (BSc (Hons), MBA, FCCA) of Sagenius joins in from her base in Birmingham, UK. Sam started her career in a large international bank and transitioned to a role in the Treasury for a large multinational engineering business before working for several years at the London Stock Exchange. She talked to AICPA & CIMA's Sandeep Rao shortly before the end of 2020. 

Resources. Use these links to find out more about this topic, or to access free and paid-for resources to implement in your own team or organisation.

  • Take your understanding further with our new course "GIG Economy: Developing Your Alternative Workforce Strategy".
  • Explore more via our portal at future.aicpa.org
  • Visit dedicated coronavirus online resource centres for our AICPA and CIMA networks.

Our Guest.

  • Samantha Griffiths is a consultant and trainer in corporate governance and the role of the company director. As a Director of Sagenius Ltd, a niche consulting firm, she assists clients at Board level to communicate their investor appeal and navigate the narrative (including governance) reporting landscape. Building upon her extensive experience of narrative reporting and investor relations, she is currently working with a number of listed companies on the FRC Lab’s Business Model reporting initiative.

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