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.

  • Succession planning: women in the pipeline? by

    Succession planning is considered necessary for every organisation from the family farm through to Fortune 500 companies. Teresa Russell talks to two organisations that operate at different ends of the spectrum. Both are doing what is within their powers (and budget) to identify, develop and retain future leaders - with a special emphasis on women

  • Taking the next HRIS step by

    Our organisation has a few well-defined HR processes and we use mainly excel to track the data. Now we are considering purchasing a HRIS. Could you tell me what I need to consider when evaluating an out of the box solution vs. customised application?

  • On the road to health by

    We have put a health and wellbeing program in place for our senior managers, however many of them have extensive travel commitments and find it hard to stick to a set program. What sort of things can we do to realistically help them?

  • 100% YES! by

    Emotional intelligence is an increasingly popular way of assessing the soft skills of managers and executives. There are a raft of tests available on the market to help companies assess EI, but what realistic, quick and effective methods are available to help managers and executives improve on the results of less than positive EI test results?

  • Taking the pulse by

    It takes a lot of character to undertake an organisational survey when you know the troops aren’t happy. Teresa Russell talks to some organisations that are not only prepared to listen, but use the negative results to create positive workplaces

  • The business of MBAs by

    With stagnant or declining enrolments, universities are trying to rework their MBA programs to attract students, while keeping up with the demands of business. Teresa Russell explores recent trends and finds out how to get the best bang for your MBA buck

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