- MBA: don’t do it for the letters
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.
- Demographic fault line running through workforce
There is a “demographic fault line” running through the Australian labour force, whereby generational gaps will see the number of new entrants to the workforce decrease steadily over the next 50 years, according to leading demographer Bernard Salt
- Has engagement run its course?
There’s no doubt ‘Engagement Has Run Its Course’ (issue 166, 25 November, p1) is a catchy headline for your magazine and Professor Roger Collins’ breakfast presentation. I applaud the challenge it poses practitioners. Based on research by Voice Project at Macquarie University, however, I’d be willing to wage a large sum of money that managers will still be closely measuring engagement for many years to come
- Women’s ‘glacial’ progress melts away
THE NUMBER of women on boards and in executive management positions has declined since2006.