Helping Gen Ys To Become The International Managers Of The Future

By Barry Thomas. According to Future Workplace it is estimated that by 2025, Gen Y workers will account for 75 percent of the workforce. Indeed, Gen Ys are set to becomethe international leaders of the future and are therefore a critical talent pool forglobalorganisations to coach and mentor. Gen Ys are increasingly moving towards managerial […]

Significant Change Is Required To Link Local With Global Supply Chains

By Dr Hermione Parsons. Efficient supply chains mean you can relax over deliveries and reduce expensive inventories. But global trends, especially the rise in demand for fuel and goods from the increasing numbers of better off people in China, India, Brazil and Russia could create difficulties for Australian business. If our governments and supply chain […]

Top Ten Tips For Women In Business

By Katie Day. The business world and business culture has changed; big time. Back in the 1970s and 1980s when I was at school and at the beginning of my working life, the culture and work environment were so different to now. I look back at my mother and see the struggle and fight she […]

The Courage To Move From Management To Leadership

By Ray MacLean. The journey from being a sound and solid business to an elite level of performance will only happen when an organisation has the motivation to break through the comfort zone by challenging its capable managers to become elite leaders. What is the difference? Capable managers focus on the mechanics of the business […]

Employee Appraisals Unmasked

By Neil Clark. An employee appraisal system lets employees know how they are doing on the job. Without such feedback, some people can develop a completely wrong notion of how you, the manager, see their performance. If you did not communicate with them in this way, you would probably be surprised at the way some […]

How To Create A Positive, Buoyant Culture In A Poor Economy

By Bob Ansett. The culture of a business is one of its strongest assets. It is how a business differentiates itself from other like businesses. It takes years for a culture to evolve within an organization, so it is not something that can be quickly changed to meet varying challenges or circumstances. In my experience, […]

How Your Choice of Conference Venue Positions You With Your Staff

By Nicola Barnard. The business brand that your staff experience is as important as the brand your customers experience. Your employees are also your customers, because they are your advocates and ambassadors. If your people truly understand and identify with the business environment and objectives, they will perform well and be advocates even if they […]