Why the world needs intelligent leaders

Why the world needs intelligent leaders and what it takes to be one The emerging world order needs leaders with specific modes of intelligence to deal with the challenges ahead. Shutterstock Theo Veldsman, University of Johannesburg The world today is characterised by increasing variety, interdependency and connectivity; complexity, change, ambiguity, seamlessness and sustainability. There’s no […]

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Major change at work can trigger loss and grief.

Major change at work can trigger loss and grief. Organisations must accept this Employees are often unsettled by change in their organisations. Shutterstock Mias de Klerk, Stellenbosch University There is hardly an organisation in the world – big or small – that doesn’t have to adapt to changing circumstances. The pace of development in technology, […]

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Learning Dimensions Network RTO Status Renewed

Learning Dimensions Network, who’s sister brands include Safety Dimensions, Leadership Dimensions and Workplace Dimensions have had our Registered Training Organisation status renewed for another 7 years by regulatory body ASQA. ASQA’s recent focus has been on quality and compliance and for an organisation to gain RTO status with ASQA, they must the following requirements for registration: […]

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Employers & Managers: New Industrial Manslaughter Law In QLD

Negligent Employers & Senior Executives Can Be Charged With Industrial Manslaughter- New Queensland Laws In a media statement from the Queensland government, Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace announced new industrial manslaughter laws passed the parliament, leaving negligent employers culpable in workplace deaths with nowhere to hide. In response to the tragic fatalities at Dreamworld and […]

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Ducab – When Enhancing Safety Culture Heats Up

By Dr Paul Johnston. Lead Consultant and Facilitator Leadership Dimensions sister company Safety Dimensions recently had an opportunity to expand our relationship with Ducab [the Dubai Cable Company, a leading manufacturer of cabling], assisting them in enhancing their HSE culture via a Behavioural Based Safety [BBS] program. Already OHSAS18001 certified, Ducab’s intention is to exceed […]

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Federal Government releases report National Report on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.

Federal Government releases report National Report on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. In May 2017, the National Mental Health Commission released its 2016 National Report on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.  In the Report, they consider the factors that will lay the foundations for the Commission’s future monitoring and reporting and share the experiences of people, […]

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Overconfident CEOs are less socially responsible

Barry Oliver, The University of Queensland Overconfident CEOs tend to lead to less corporate social responsibility in a company,  research shows. The more confident the CEO, the less their firm invests in activity that has a positive impact on society. They looked at 2,138 firms with 3,478 different CEOs from US exchange listed firms across […]

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