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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 […]

HR should be prepared to deal with the collateral damage that narcissistic CEOs can create

How HR can deal with narcissistic CEOs

HR executives need to be aware of the potential effects narcissistic CEOs can have on a business and be proactive in dealing with likely issues that may arise as a result, according to the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM). CEOs with narcissistic tendencies can create “quite a lot of […]

Peter Horgan, CEO of OMD

OMD’s 3 keys to become an employer of choice

Clear communication, investing in staff development and a culture of sustainable innovation are three keys that have led OMD to become recognised as an employer of choice for four years in a row, according to the communication agency’s CEO, Peter Horgan. The initial drive to become a better employer started […]

There are many practical applications of big data for HR

How HR can harness big data

There are many practical applications of big data for HR. However, a strong partnership between the business and HR is essential if big data is to yield significant P&L impact, writes Heidi Spirgi Most companies today make hiring, promotion and development decisions based on anecdotal data, a lot of gut […]

There are a number of steps companies can take to create a competitive culture

3 steps to creating a competitive culture

HR can play a pivotal role in creating and sustaining a culture that contributes substantially to creating competitive advantage, writes Wayne Brockbank HR departments and line executives in companies throughout the world struggle to define and create corporate cultures that serve as the basis for competitive advantage. How do successful […]