Tag: Change management


Balancing Resource and Expectations Effectively: Hospital Procurement 2014

For the fourth successive year, the “Who’s Who” of Australian Hospital Procurement gathered at the Menzies Hotel in Sydney for the National Hospital Procurement conference, to exchange updates and opinions over progressions in the practice over the last year. Sessions focused on a number of key areas including outsourcing, tendering, supplier/purchaser relationship management, data warehousing, waste…

1 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights


Overcoming the challenge of change management in hospital procurement

The ability to visualise change is a challenge that Procurement Managers have to face every day, and the ability to persuade their teams and cross-functional colleagues to join them can be even harder. In order to continually evolve hospital procurement practices, the implementation of new systems and processes are critical to reaching the end goals…

12 May 2014, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

Leaders ‘should approach resource reallocation better’

Reallocating resources is a vital leadership skill to have, yet many organisations are failing to adequately shuffle their assets when required. This is according to Stephen Hall and Conor Kehoe, directors at management consultancy firm McKinsey and Company, who claimed swift reallocation of resources is useful at the best of times, but even more so…

5 Nov 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

New CEOs ‘should implement change quickly’

Becoming the new chief executive officer (CEO) of an organisation comes with a number of strategic decisions to make - but how quickly should you move to shift corporate resources after landing the job? New research by McKinsey and Company claims there are two ways to approach rearranging a business or product portfolio: acting quickly…

25 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights


How to engage your staff when introducing a new model of care

Effective change management when introducing new models of service delivery is always going to be a challenge.  We asked some of the speakers from our Developing a 7 Day Health Service conference about strategies for creating awareness of change, increasing staff satisfaction, battling with ingrained culture and improving training and education when their organisations moved…

23 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

Effective change management in the public sector

Public sector organisations are increasingly being asked to provide better and more efficient services, while coping with shrinking budgets and fewer staff. Implementing change in agencies and departments can be a challenging prospect, particularly if the existing processes have been in place for some time. However, effective change management skills can ensure your leadership development…

12 Aug 2013, by Informa Insights