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There are a number of steps businesses can take to harness cultural diversity.

5 ways to capitalise on cultural diversity

Capitalising on an increasingly globalised workforce will lead to better functionality across all areas of the business, writes Leonie Tillman Australia is in a unique position, drawing recruitment interest from around the world due to its lifestyle, relatively stable economy and career opportunities. With its ageing population, low rates of […]

There are a number of steps HR and business can take to build partnerships

How HR can build a culture of partnerships

One secret ingredient of high performers is their ability to turn transactional relationships into partnerships, writes Dave Hanna Of all the talent management initiatives you pursue, how many are focused on harnessing the talents of those outside your organisation? One secret ingredient of high performers is their ability to turn […]

Corporate strategy idthe questions: “What are the businesses in which the company participates?” or “What is the portfolio of businesses that comprise the company?” Once a corporation has determined where it will compete, business strategy then answers the questions: “How w

How to structure HR for maximum business benefit

Matching the structure of the HR department with how the business is organised has a significant impact on performance, writes Wayne Brockbank The relationship between business strategy and HR strategy has received much attention.  Noticeably less attention has been given to the relationship between corporate strategy and HR strategy. Since […]

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 […]