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.

  • Secrets of successful change by

    Q. We’re about to start a major change management project and I’ve heard that most change projects don’t achieve their objectives. What can we do to improve our likelihood of success?

  • Benefiting from the Fair Work Act by

    Q: I am concerned about the impact the new Fair Work Act may have on our business. It is important that we remain flexible and competitive, so where might the potential opportunities lie in these new arrangements?

  • What makes a great place to work? by

    What percentage of your employees would describe your organisation as a great place to work? Teresa Russell talks with Diageo Australia about its increasing number of engaged and super-engaged employees

  • Redundancies: getting the basics right by

    Due to the current economic downturn and the changing global economy, redundancy has become increasingly common within organisations. Redundancy can affect staff and their families both financially and emotionally. When retrenching staff, how can organisations ease the impact on their employees?

  • Learning from the future by

    We are currently revising our learning and development strategic plan in light of the downturn. How can I ensure we are making informed investment decisions about our future learning and development?

  • MBA: don’t do it for the letters by

    Many executives and some HR professionals undertake postgraduate MBA study. The choice of university determines the cost and often the study method. Which gives the best return on such a significant investment? Teresa Russell asks around.

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