The science, or is it the art, of helping employees adapt to change is not new, with literature on the subject dating back nearly 70 years. Yet the majority of Change Management programs still fail. Why?
We’ve all heard Peter Drucker’s line “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” but have you ever stopped to think just how much culture also drives recruitment, retention, motivation, leadership development and more - at the sub-atomic level, for better or worse - of every organisation?
If you are reading this article, you are probably sitting at your desk, in a corporate job, where you work around 8 hours per day. But have you ever wondered where these 8 hours come from? And have you ever asked yourself if these hours are really necessary?
Mobile workforce, remote workers, telecommuters, digital nomads - whatever term you use, working from anywhere but the office is a movement that’s grown in popularity ever since it was introduced in Germany in 1967 to reduce the problems associated with, perhaps surprisingly given it was 50 years ago, commuting to work.
The Microsoft Office suite — applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint — is a powerhouse of business tools that provide everything you and your team need to work quickly and effectively in the modern office environment.
As more and more organisations encourage employees to move from the 9-to-5 office environment to working anytime, from anywhere, two issues stand out for Human Resource professionals. Both have the potential to create major challenges - and opportunities - for learning professionals.
Recent business surveys say times are tough. From the Sensis Business Index survey of small and medium-sized business owners to Roy Morgan Research at the big end of town, business confidence and capital investment are in the doldrums—and concerns about Australia’s economy don’t seem to be disappearing anytime soon.
The role of the Operations Manager has become more complex and shoulders broader responsibility in both the private and public sectors. Operational Managers are feeling overworked sometimes sinking under the pressure, and frequently not understanding why. They've been hit with what we can call a "double whammy" of change in workload and responsibility that is not well recognised.
Augmented Reality — one of today’s many voguish “wearable” technologies — creates a blend of the virtual and the actual by superimposing computer-generated images over something real, and in real time.