By AIM Education & Training
While better products, services, strategies and technologies can provide an initial competitive advantage, they can be copied over time. An engaged workforce, on the other hand, is a sustainable competitive edge that can lead to significant returns on investment, company value and long-term stability.
What do leading companies such as Google, Apple and SAP have in common in the way they view their workforce? They know that one of the fastest growing demographics within is burnt out leaders. This is why leading companies around the globe are introducing mindfulness programs into their leadership development so they can stop the rot and help their leaders to achieve their potential.
By AIM Education & Training Executive Director Sales & Marketing, Matt Cavalier
By now we’re used to hearing that Australia is in transition. Economically, that is.
The Government has placed transitioning to a new economy at the heart of its agenda.
Exactly where we’re going and what lies ahead remains somewhat of a mystery but, like it or not, we are all on the move.
By Ben Ready at MBA News
For more than 75 years, the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) has been developing leadership and management programs that provide Australia’s business leaders with the practical skillsets and industry-based knowledge they need to drive their organisations forward.
By AIM Education and Training
The AIM Business School is proud to present the first and second episode of our new AIM Business School podcast series: Conversations with Thought Leaders.
By AIM Education & Training CEO Peter Mobbs
At our recent Beyond the Boardroom in Canberra, a point of discussion was around the current government’s innovation agenda, which is now placing new pressures on the public sector in Australia. Innovation means being more agile, responsive and open to new ways of doing things, which in any business or organisation of scale has its inherent difficulties so the challenge for the public sector is significant.
By Dr Samantha Johnson
“The biggest single problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” - George Bernard Shaw
How ironic is it, that each of us claims to be an effective communicator and yet each of us knows that most of us are not! Admitting to having communication flaws is a little like admitting to being a tailgater on the road. We all do it but we rarely admit to it.
By Simon Dowling
There’s a big promise associated with any team: that by bringing together a group of talented people, so much more is possible. Better ideas, stronger performance, greater endurance, more fun. (Perhaps you’ve heard the cute line that the word TEAM stands for “together everyone achieves more”?)
By AIM Business School Faculty Dr Richard Carter, PhD
By AIM Senior Research Fellow Dr Samantha Johnson
“You’ve got brains in your head. You’ve got feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” - Dr Seuss
We can steer ourselves in any direction we choose, but can we win a promotion or get our dream job? Looking across the Australian public sector, there are opportunities opening up everywhere. But can you make sure that you’re in the running?