Tag: learning

There are three significant trends within the HR space in organisations, according to a leadership expert on neuroscience, emotional intelligence and positive psychology, who explained that these trends are part of a broader shift towards building better leaders and more sustainable workplaces

3 key trends for HR: building better & stronger leaders

There are three significant trends within the HR space in organisations, according to an expert on neuroscience, emotional intelligence and positive psychology, who explained that these trends are part of a broader shift towards building better leaders and more sustainable workplaces. The first key trend is an increased focus on […]

What organisations and schools crave is behavioural and social change: things far better understood, measured, and impacted outside of neuroscience

HR: beware the pitfalls of brain science in L&D

HR professionals should beware anyone peddling ‘brain-based’ interventions for learning and development, according to an expert in the field, who said perhaps the largest misconception in this field is the role of ‘neuroscience’ in learning, memory, and performance. “Everywhere you turn, people are shouting from the rooftops about the importance […]

Rob Phipps, chief people officer for KFC SOPAC, says the business actively aims to boost customer engagement through frontline staff

How KFC builds its brand through engagement

Learning and development is like the “bread and butter” of KFC, according to its chief people officer for KFC SOPAC, Rob Phipps, who said that L&D has evolved within the organisation to play an important role in customer engagement through frontline staff. “If an employee is not trained, developed or […]

Bruce Highfield: lifting the agribusiness bar

A clear business vision and focus on development and innovation through internal sharing of knowledge and expertise have been key to the success of the world’s largest, diversified farmer, Olam International, according to its head of HR. Agriculture is Australia’s most productive sector, and Olam’s ‎executive general manager human resources […]