Leadership

One of Satya Nadella’s first acts after becoming CEO of Microsoft was to ask the company’s top executives to read Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication, a treatise on empathic collaboration.

Transforming culture at Microsoft: Satya Nadella sets a new tone


Monika Tu has spent the last three decades in Australia. "I am Chinese-Australian, but I am Australian," she says. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

Black Diamondz founder Monika Tu makes every second count


Everyone should be asking what the worst-case scenario would be and as a business, how to respond to it.

Top 10 global business interruption risks


Customers need for faster delivery of purchased items is matched with the need for more visibility and control.

Conquering the last mile on e-commerce delivery


China has dramatically reduced its recycled materials intake, causing Australian authorities to scramble for a solution.

China's waste ban is a mess for Australia


Cybereason is a leading cybersecurity software provider.

87 million reasons to protect your data


How do you ensure that your public sector organisation's financial management measures up against international best practice?

How to achieve best practice financial management


Strava's CEO James Quarles, a former Instagram and Facebook executive, is no stranger to building successful digital communities. Photos by Marc Olivier Le Blanc.

Strava success: why the app adds a million new users every 40 days


Captain John Stavridis CPA combines business acumen with military expertise on board HMAS Hobart, thanks to his CPA Australia designation. Photo by Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Nicolas Gonzalez.

Captain, commander and CPA: a meeting of business and military


NFP eBook cover

eBook: Challenges for charities and not-for-profits – and how to meet them


Ruslan Kogan, founder kogan.com. Photos by Damien Pleming.

Amazon's entry to Australia doesn't worry Ruslan Kogan


Jacquetta Griggs FCPA, CFO Australia Industry Standards. Photo by Damien Pleming.

Mentors matter says CFO with a passion for education


The key challenges for Asian billionaires include wealth preservation, business succession and maximising contributions to society through philanthropy.

Asia's billionaires get ready to retire: who will succeed them?


There is mounting evidence that playing to your strengths at work not only improves business performance but also personal happiness.

Build on your strengths and be happier at work


Organisations rely on quiet achievers’ knowledge and productivity, but their contribution is often taken for granted.

Look after the quiet achievers in your workplace: you’ll miss them if they go


The acquisition of new skills is a crucial element in both employee engagement and retention.

7 tips to upskill your workplace


Discrimination remains one of the biggest barriers to women moving into leadership roles.

How do we get more women into leadership roles?


Cecile Thaxter was born in Jamaica, studied in New York, and is now changing the culture at Kalgoorlie's Super Pit. Photos by Melissa Drummond.

Breaking new ground at the Kalgoorlie Super Pit


Although Australia has managed a remarkable 26 years of unbroken economic growth, productivity has slowed here, too. Illustrations by Ben Sanders.

The global phenomenon of slowing productivity


Tackling toxic tension head-on isn't just sensible, it's critical to prevent workers from falling into what's known as 'artificial harmony'.

Anger in the office: how to resolve conflict and avoid cubicle cold wars


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