Whatever your position, navigating practical ethical dilemmas in the workplace can be challenging. There is no substitute for well-reasoned and practical ethical skills, but we rarely have the opportunity to explore and develop them.
Typically, in the aftermath to an ethical failure, focus goes to the formal mechanisms that leaders have designed and implemented: codes, compliance frameworks and policy documents. Whilst these are important, the Hayne Inquiry proves that alone they are not enough,
Whether they’re competing for customers or funding, private and public organisations alike need every competitive advantage they can get to survive and thrive. And as people become more savvy about where their money is going, one such advantage has become increasingly clear — doing the right thing.
Katie Nohr recounts an inspirational journey of personal growth and challenge as she tackled her life long-dream of completing an MBA.
They’re often unspoken, but you’d be mistaken for thinking that soft skills such as communication, listening and collaboration hold no relevance in today’s modern workplace.
Experiential learning is the process of learning through experience and is more specifically defined as “learning through reflection on doing” (Kolb, 1974). Hands-on learning is a form of experiential learning but does not necessarily involve students reflecting on their output. It is the reflection on doing that crystalizes…
Leading the transformation of an organisation is a major undertaking that can be daunting to even the most seasoned of senior leaders. Once a leader realises that transformation necessarily means disrupting ‘business as usual’ (BAU) they also have to come to terms with the need to think differently,
For the seasoned leader, talk of an executive team planning retreat or development activity featuring experiential learning conjures up dark thoughts about trust exercises (that’s right, the one where you fall backwards into a colleague’s arms), ropes courses or even bungy jumping! Fear not, the world has moved…