Excellence is a trait aspired to by many but achieved by few. Not so for the quartet of South Australian high achievers whose corporate achievements were rewarded when they were named the state’s most successful managers at the AIM Excellence Awards on Friday 3 October.
High-achieving Australian businessman A. Donald Glover FAIM was a man before his time. Born in Leongatha, in Victoria on December 2 in 1924, Mr Glover served in the Royal Australian Air Force as a pilot in Canada and Australia and went on to introduce some of Australia’s most loved products into the nation’s households.
Hawthorn has firmly established itself as the benchmark of AFL sporting excellence but the club’s off-field commitment to player development is equally impressive.
Two of the Northern Territory’s hardest working business women were recognised this month at Australia’s most prestigious management awards.
Proving that management excellence is pervasive in every industry, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management was recently bestowed with a prestigious engineering award.
I am pleased to announce that AIM Group will soon embark on an exciting new chapter in the Institute’s history when we relaunch the AIM Brand across the nation for the first time as an enterprise. The AIM Brand relaunch is a natural progression for AIM Group after the historic merger of the state-based divisions in late 2013.
How can you effectively stand up for your values when you are being pressured by your boss, colleagues, customers, or shareholders to do the opposite? One of the principal architects of Harvard’s Leadership, Ethics and Corporate Responsibility curriculum says leaders need to be provided with training, practice and scripts for dealing with corporate misconduct.
A commitment given two years ago by the Australian Institute of Management to the people of regional Queensland was reinforced in August with the opening of a state-of-the-art training facility in Moranbah.
The AIM Group’s Board of Directors last month met in Tasmania and used the visit as an opportunity to reaffirm the Institute’s commitment to the business community in the apple isle.
The 2014 AIM Excellence Awards are promising to be the biggest in the event’s long celebrated history and this year will be a national campaign for the first time ever. Held in Queensland and the Northern Territory for the past 20 years, the 2014 instalment also includes nominations from applicants in New South Wales, ACT, Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria.