Learning and development

  • Short, sharp and to the point by

    Executive education programs expose groups of managers to targeted academic and practical management education. Teresa Russell discovers why, even in tough times, spending in this area of learning is under no threat at McDonald’s or Melbourne Water.

  • Great returns on psychometric assessments by

    Psychometric assessment is a well-established tool used to help find the best person for a particular role. Teresa Russell looks at how Savills used a new approach with an old tool and reaped great business rewards

  • Transforming stress by

    Stress is going through the roof for many organisations and their employees. Craig Donaldson road tests a paradigm-changing solution: HeartMath Australasia’s Transforming Stress workshop

  • Holding the bottom line on L&D by

    Our learning & development budget has been cut significantly as a result of organisation-wide cost-reduction initiatives. How can we still train staff and maintain our L&D line despite this?

  • Leaders: keep ’em coming! by

    In tough times, organisations need strong and effective leaders to help their organisations navigate uncharted waters. Teresa Russell looks at the award-winning approach to leadership development at 3M

  • Building the HRIS business case in tough times by

    Given the current economic crisis, all our IT purchases are heavily scrutinised, if not frozen. What tips can you give me on justifying an HRIS purchase?

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