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Two Thirds of Millennials Want to Leave Your Organisation By 2020 (Study)

Two Thirds of Millennials Want to Leave Your Organisation By 2020 Deloitte has published it’s Millennial Survey 2016 surveyed nearly 7,700 Millennials from 29 countries to learn more about Millennials’ values and ambitions, drivers of job satisfaction, and their increasing representation in senior management teams.They found that two-thirds of Millennials express a desire to leave their organisations by 2020. Businesses […]

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Joking your way to the top

Why laughter is the best medicine for stressed executives Jane Lê, University of Sydney Workplaces are not generally very funny places to be, but new research has found humour can be just the thing to get an organisation off on the right foot. The ever-present need to respond to multiple stakeholders, operate in multiple markets […]

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Productivity Commission Releases Reports On Government Services

The annual Report on Government Services (RoGS) provides information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of government services in Australia over six departments: Childcare, education and training – includes performance reporting for Early childhood education and care (ECEC), School education and Vocational education and training (VET). Community Services – includes performance reporting for Aged care […]

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Promoted to manager?

Here are 3 things you should never forget John Rice, Professor of Management, University of New England and Nigel Martin, Lecturer, College of Business and Economics, Australian National University Researchers at the London School of Economics have for many years been tracking the performance of managers, as rated by the people they manage. And the […]

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‘Transformational leadership’ curbs bad attitudes towards change

‘Transformational leadership’ curbs bad attitudes towards change University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. It’s no surprise that a cynical attitude towards the prospect of change makes change harder to implement. But it’s important to understand that cynicism happens at an individual and workplace-wide level and both must be addressed to get employee buy-in for […]

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David Logan On Tribal Leadership – Video

“Tribal Leadership” argues that groups of 20-150 people, or “Tribes”, have more influence than teams, companies or CEOs in determining how much and what quality work gets done. Co-author Dave Logan identifies five tribal stages: Life sucks, My life sucks, I’m great and you’re not, We’re great and Life is great – and shows how […]

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Bad middle managers are just a reflection of their bosses, study says

Keeping middle managers happy with their supervisors is the key to retaining the lower-level workers they manage and avoiding expensive turnover costs, according to a Vanderbilt University study. “Middle managers’ treatment of employees reflects how bosses treat them,” says Ray Friedman, Brownlee O. Currey Professor of Management at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. Previous […]

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