How do you encourage staff to gain new skills in today’s busy workplaces, where people are time poor? Two HR experts share their advice.
Cecile Thaxter, the first female general manager of Kalgoorlie’s legendary Super Pit, is determined to challenge the status quo – one mind at a time.
It’s a worldwide problem: economic productivity should be rising … but it’s not. Experts can’t agree on whether it’s due to the global financial crisis (GFC), zombie companies or a complex mix of other factors, but they all agree that things haven’t been this bad since the 1950s.
Disagreements with a colleague can easily slide into a cubicle cold war. That's not good for morale or productivity, so how can you resolve these issues?
Most managers have different personal leadership traits but all confront similar challenges when leading strategy.
Effective communication with stakeholders is the key to successfully managing strategy and change in the workplace.
High-powered roles in the UK and Australia have enabled Samantha Drury CPA to bring a wide range of skills to the not-for-profit area of aged care and social housing.
Finance professionals will be extra busy this year, as a swathe of new accounting standards come into force. Accountants need business acumen, data analytics and leadership skills to provide strategic advice. Competition for the smartest people in the room is tougher than ever.
Research shows firms with a well-defined purpose outperform competitors by up to 38 per cent. However, the first step in finding that purpose is for leaders to listen, rather than lead.
CPA Congress 2017 examined the increasingly rapid pace of change and how to harness the opportunities that arise from disruption, while providing the leadership to engage others on the journey.This eBook captures those stories.
The Masters of Strategy eBook profiles seven leaders whose strategies helped shape the world of business.
New year, new you? Here are 10 great ideas to help take you and your business forward in 2018.
Jeff Bezos has a plan much bolder than bringing Amazon to Australia in 2018. It’s to live long enough to see people in space and know that he played a part in putting them there.
The leadership track for women is still not as defined as it should be, but the glass ceiling can be broken.
People have different chronotypes. Designing a work day that suits the body clocks of both early birds and night owls is a smart way to boost workplace performance.
When Jack Ma met Donald Trump, he promised his Alibaba e-commerce platform would help create one million jobs over five years in the US.
Pip Marlow joined Suncorp in 2016 as its chief of strategy. She has a brief to innovate, but it’s not change for change’s sake - it all comes back to delivering value for customers and stakeholders, and that starts by defining the why.
A three-year search for the lost Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has proven fruitless, but Jason McGuire and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau team demonstrated immense tenacity.
Recent scandals show that the hardest task after becoming a successful start-up is making the transition from youthful disruptor to mature enterprise.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg inspires her fans, and her employees, to talk about sadness, even tragedy, at work. That can be healing – and very good for business.