Learning and development

  • Opinion: 2017 – Will the real leaders step up please? by Contributor

    Developing a coaching culture has been shown to improve communication by 63%, team effectiveness by 68%,self esteem by 29% and performance management by 77%. Kathy McKenzie outlines one coaching model that works

  • Q&A: Rediscover your workplace culture by HRD

    HC chats to Keith Ayers, Founder & CEO, Intégro Learning Company Australia, about the critical role that DiSC® assessments can play in L&D.

  • MBA Profile - Jeff burns, group manager human resources, Alex Fraser Group by

    When and where did you do your postgraduate course? AIM provides John Swire & Sons (the parent company of Alex Fraser Group) with a Swire Management Program

  • The future of postgraduate education by

    Without regular updates, the value of postgraduate and undergraduate education declines as knowledge creation increases, writes Dr Roger Collins

  • Employee benefits programs – making them cost effective by

    Given the current economic climate, how can we improve the value of our employee benefits without a significant increase in costs?

  • The resume bombardment by

    We are currently getting inundated with unsolicited resumes from people wanting to work with us, some from very talented people. How should we deal with these when we have no immediate opportunities but would welcome them if economic conditions improved?

  • Cultural diversity, IBM style by

    Cultural diversity initiatives can provide organisations with a number of benefits, however there are a number of variables that can impact upon the success of such initiatives. Kylie Nicolson looks at the history of cultural diversity within IBM Australia, examines the business case for establishing diversity strategies and shares some of the initiatives employed by IBM

  • Emotional Intelligence: a bright idea or bogus fad? by

    Emotional Intelligence (EI) is hotly debated in academic literature. It has won some great fans in the corporate world, as well as attracting its fair share of sceptics. Teresa Russell looks at the practical application of EI and exposes some of the common pitfalls

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