Diversity

  • Age is just a number by

    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 by

    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 by

    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' by

    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’ by

    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’? by

    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.

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