Learning and development

  • Helping line managers deliver tough messages by

    Some of our line managers are reluctant to have difficult conversations with employees who are underperforming. How can they deliver tough messages in performance reviews and not alienate their staff?

  • Train tomorrow’s successors today by

    As the population ages and a large number of baby boomers approach retirement, the development of future leaders has become a hot issue in management and HR circles.

  • Creating a culture of performance by

    Q We have about 1000 employees and run a KPI-based reward and recognition (R&R) program. It was fairly successful when we launched it but we think we should be getting a stronger return 12 months down the track. How can we improve its performance?

  • How happy is your company? by

    Most companies that regularly survey their staff communicate results back quickly. Many follow through with actions. Teresa Russell talks with two organisations who make sure the impact of follow-through hits the bottom line

  • Broadening the value of your MBA by

    All MBA students should graduate with the basic skills and tools necessary for problem solving in the business environment. Most expect to further their careers as a result of their study. Teresa Russell talks with HR professionals about the value of their MBA studies

  • Making the step up from HR to the CEO by

    It is rare for a CEO to come up through the HR function. However, it is not unprecedented, and with the right tools and experience, it is possible. Sarah O’ Carroll speaks to leaders in the field about the best path a HR professional can take in order to pave their way to the top job

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