- Age is just a number
This year’s winner of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) Young Manager of the Year, Konica Minolta’s Martin Kettels, tells Kate Aubusson why companies should take a second look at the young up-and-comers when it comes to filling leadership roles.
- Transition planning part of the bottom line
Australian organisations must ensure they have a clearly defined strategy for supporting the transition to retirement, because forward planning allows for a transfer of knowledge, maximised productivity and longer retention of mature-age employees.
- When it’s OK to discriminate in the workplace
Gender discrimination should not be tolerated in the workplace; however, in some cases it can be justified. Jo Kamira explains.
- Women’s advancement stunted by 'pink ghettos'
Australia’s top female executives must move out of corporate Australia’s so-called ‘pink ghettos’ of finance, procurement and HR if they are to advance to senior executive positions in business, according to a forum discussion on gender equity.
- Lack of opportunities for disabled ‘a national shame’
Employers and recruiters unwittingly impose a ‘glass ceiling’ on disabled Australians, largely due to a lack of infrastructure and understanding.
- Are Australian organisations ‘capitalising on culture’?
In a landmark survey of over 2,000 executives, the level of diversity in senior ranks and the leadership pipeline has been measured – and the Diversity Council Australia (DCA) CEO has said the results are reassuring.