Development

Nicolette Barnard, acting head of HR for Siemens Australia

How Siemens develops great leaders

Great leaders need to be great communicators and articulate the company’s vision in a way that brings clarity and a compelling reason for employees to come along for the journey, according to Nicolette Barnard, Siemens ASEAN-Pacific’s head of leadership and development and acting head of HR for Siemens Australia. “In […]

Linda Devereux, general manager of human resources for Atlas Iron

4 keys to building a great CEO relationship

There are four important elements in building and managing relationships with CEOs and other C-level executives, according to Linda Devereux, general manager of human resources for iron ore producer Atlas Iron. Each senior executive in the ASX 200 listed company, from its MD Ken Brinsden down, faces different challenges within […]

Leading on the Edge: Extraordinary Stories and Leadership Insights from the World’s Most Extreme Workplace by Rachael Robertson

Author: Rachael Robertson Publisher: Wiley RRP: $29.95 Leading on the Edge: Extraordinary Stories and Leadership Insights from the World’s Most Extreme Workplace is a rewarding account of author Rachael Robertson’s year-long expedition in Antarctica. Rachael gives an honest recount of her journey, shares her lessons learned and offers insights into […]

Leading with Conviction: Mastering the Nine Critical Pillars of Integrated Leadership by Shalom Saada Saar and Michael J. Hargrove

Authors: Shalom Saada Saar & Michael J. Hargrove Publisher: Jossey-Bass, 2013 RRP: US$27.95 Authors Saar and Hargrove attest that leadership is a skill that can be learned and sustained through deliberation and practise, and that it is the only sustainable competitive advantage. Leading with Conviction unveils the “nine pillars of leadership” […]