Tag: Management

Business

Leadership & Communication

Transport & Logistics

The yoga of rail

In an industry defined by rules, rigor and regulation it is often difficult to challenge the corporate traditions of rail. Much like train tracks, the sector is notoriously linear and logical; with objective decision-making and short-term operational demands often taking precedence over more transformative leadership efforts. On top of that, the high degree of multi-tasking…

22 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

Agile Decision Making in Terminal Operations

In partnership with the ARA and Lloyds List Australia, AusIntermodal 2016 will be held in Brisbane for the first time on September 8 and 9. We look forward to two days of discussion on intermodal freight transportation followed by a site tour around Queensland's largest port - Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd. The program will…

12 Aug 2016, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Global Trends for Online Retail and the Increase in Supply Chain Automation

  We are delighted to have Apex Supply Chain Technologies come on board as Platinum Sponsor for our Online Retail Logistics Conference taking place at the Grace Hotel Sydney on the 28th and 29th of this month. We had the opportunity to discuss online retail, supply chain automation and Apex as a company with David…

1 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

eMedication Management Conference’16 – Event Highlights

e-Medication Management Conference 2016  This year’s 5th Annual eMedication Management Conference welcomed over one hundred attendees from across all states and territories, including representation from NZ and the UK to the Swissotel in Sydney on 15-16 March. Thank you to speakers, attendees, sponsors, and endorsers eHealth NSW and SHPA for attending and supporting this year’s…

31 Mar 2016, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

How to disrupt your own brand or business

Dr Ken Hudson shares eight pieces of advice on being disruptive – to yourself. Brad Jakeman, the president of global beverages group PepsiCo says: ‘I try and drive this notion in the organisation that unless we’re constantly thinking about how we disrupt ourselves someone will come along and disrupt us.’ But how do you disrupt…

23 Dec 2015, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Let’s Grow! Matching frontline leaders to the right roles

By Karen Schmidt* Frontline leaders need to be put in a position where they can do the most good, where their natural abilities will be helpful rather than a hindrance to the team. The term weed is often used in gardening circles. What is considered a weed in one garden is a useful plant in…

20 Apr 2015, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

#MakeItHappen on International Women’s Day

By Jenny Strachan* In 1917, on the last Sunday in February (March 8 in the modern Gregorian calendar) thousands of women in Russia staged a war protest and strike under the banner “Bread and Peace”. Four days later the Tsar abdicated and the provisional Government gave women the right to vote. Nearly 100 years later…

16 Feb 2015, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Gender Agenda: The lady vanishes

By Jenny Strachan* On June 12, 1902, Australia became the first country in the world to give women** the right to vote AND the right to stand for Parliament. Exactly 110 years later, in 2012, I decided to commemorate and celebrate this huge leap forward for women by putting together a performance piece called the…

16 Jan 2015, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Gender Agenda: It’s the Serotonin, Stupid

By Jenny Strachan* I was watching the smash hit 'Jersey Boys' the other day when it struck me that it provided a perfect example of how men and women think differently. The Boys’ big hit was “Big Girls Don’t Cry”. The title seems to make simple sense but in fact it’s complete nonsense - because…

10 Dec 2014, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Managing stakeholder relationships and expectations

A vital part of running a successful project is to develop and maintain good relationships with those who will be affected by its outcomes. However, identifying stakeholders and managing their expectations takes effective leadership skills, excellent communication and an understanding of what drives the individuals involved with the project. Good stakeholder management not only ensures…

23 Dec 2013, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Tough assignments ‘key’ to leadership development

Taking on tough assignments is a key aspect of leadership development, according to Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) chief Richard Bracken. HCA is one of the world's largest operators of health-care facilities, boasting 165 hospitals, 113 freestanding surgery centres and 200,000 employees across two continents. Bracken, who has spent 30 years at the organisation, said…

6 Dec 2013, by Test Test

Leadership & Communication

Leadership courses ‘important for ambitious women’

The importance of leadership courses cannot be understated for women looking to advance their careers. That's the upshot of a recent panel discussion at the Worldwide ERC Global Workforce Symposium, which invited several female leaders to discuss their experiences and insights into workplace progression. Titled How To Grow Your Career: A Female Leadership Perspective, the…

20 Nov 2013, by Test Test