Tag: leadership capability

To build self-assurance, managers need to test their skills and receive feedback. They also benefit from having a trusted mentor they can go to for support.

Front-line managers: building organisational heart

Managers play a critical role in creating the organisational climate through their interpersonal relationships with employees, writes Jennie Walker How do your managers view their professional relationship with employees? This foundational viewpoint could be making or breaking your employee engagement. A manager recently expressed frustration about his employee engagement scores, […]

7 leadership best practices linked to financial success

There are seven specific leadership best practices which are common to organisations which are among the top 20 per cent of financially performing companies worldwide, according to a recent research report. It found that these top 20 per cent of organisations are three times more likely to have volatile, uncertain, […]

Top M&A leadership trends for 2015

M&A due diligence is becoming more sophisticated, with an increased focus on cultural integration and leadership capability, according to an expert in the area. 2015 will see a number of important trends in the M&A space, according to boutique merger & acquisition consulting firm Potentious, which predicted there will be […]

Keys to innovation at Cochlear

There are two important ingredients in innovation, according to Cochlear’s senior vice president of HR, Anne-Marie Leslie The first is to make strategy clear and execute on it, and the second is to remove barriers to personal creativity for employees, she said. “Innovation and creativity come from an environment where […]