- Where quirky meets corporate – St.George meets Westpac
Combining the quirky culture of St.George Bank with the corporate culture of Westpac was a challenging task for the merging banks. Sarah O’Carroll goes behind the scenes of the biggest merger in Australian history to determine some of the HR lessons one year on
- Creating a culture of wellness
Creating a culture of wellness can be a positive step for organisations since it can improve morale and productivity while reducing costs associated with illness. The big question is can you do it without spending a lot of money or investing a lot of time, asks David Creelman
- Banking on corporate responsibility at Westpac
Westpac sustainability seer Graham Paterson tells Ben Abbott that corporate responsibility is here to stay, and serious risk and HR managers would be wise to take note
- Motivation 2010 – choosing to stay is not just about pay
Getting your employees back on side after a gruelling 2009 will be an uphill task. And revamping a weary workforce isn’t just about the money – sometimes a pat on the back yields better results. Sarah O’Carroll reports
- What happens on a Great Workday?
‘What happens on a Great Workday?” is the question Teresa Amabile and her colleagues at Harvard Business School asked hundreds of knowledge workers across a variety of industries as part of a multi-year study. Their aim was to find out what really motivates workers.
- Does our own mindset cause the talent shortage?
With a little bit of imagination employers can beat the skills shortage, writes Kevin Wheeler