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How ASIO uses diversity networks to improve capability, innovation and adaptability

How ASIO uses diversity networks to improve capability and adaptability

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) has taken a holistic approach to improving diversity and inclusion as part of a broader transformation program which is designed to improve organisational capability, innovation and adaptability. ASIO operates in a challenging, rapidly evolving, and somewhat uncertain environment, explained Deputy Director-General, Wendy Southern. “To […]

women in workplace showing gender equality

5 steps to drive employee performance through gender equality

Businesses which introduce strategies to dismantle structural workplace gender inequalities often have higher levels of employee productivity and satisfaction, according to the Diversity Council Australia. Its CEO, Lise Annese, explained that gender equality should be seen as a business tool to increase business and individual performance as well as customer […]

Northrop Consulting Engineers CEO Jamie Shelton says cracking the glass ceiling has been crucial to growth

How cracking engineering’s glass ceiling drives business results at Northrop

A forward-thinking approach to workplace diversity, flexibility and employee engagement have helped engineering consultancy Northrop crack the glass ceiling to improve talent acquisition and retention while driving double-digit business growth, according to its CEO. Northrop Consulting Engineers is an employee-owned multi-disciplinary firm with 345 employees across Australia specialising in civil, […]