Culture

There are four hallmarks of best employers

4 keys to becoming a best employer

Understanding the impact of change, developing a cohort of engaging leaders, valuing employee contribution and engagement, and developing an attractive employment brand are four hallmarks of best employers, according to Aon Hewitt. The current rate of change in the business and economic environment is unprecedented, and Stephen Hickey, partner at […]

Strategies to consider in pursuit of improving productivity and innovation.

5 steps to building a high performance culture

It takes more than a change in organisation structure to transform an entrenched culture. Dave Hanna discusses the five key ingredients of a real high performance culture Managers today are anxiously looking for ways to gain a competitive advantage in their challenging global markets. Some have chosen to develop a […]

Cultural diversity can play an important role in boosting workforce capabilities

How cultural diversity can boost your bottom line

Cultural diversity is considered a low priority organisational issue among Australian businesses, according to recent research, and companies may be inadvertently hurting their own bottom line as a result. Conducted by the Diversity Council Australia (DCA) in conjunction with the Scanlon Foundation, the research found that almost 30 per cent […]

Wendy Lenton, director of people and performance for George Weston Foods

3 keys to driving culture change

Role modelling expected behaviours in a business is critical to setting standards as a HR leader and driving culture change, according to Wendy Lenton, director of people and performance for George Weston Foods. “What you walk past is what you accept,” she said. “We need to role model what we […]