Management

  • The Key to a Successful Leadership

    April 03 2013 4:19 PM

    No one is born as a leader, however leadership skills can be acquired over time. It is possible to develop the qualities that make up a successful leader. It is a well-known fact that true leaders are never satisfied with their own selves and are always on the lookout for opportunities to grow. In order to improve leadership skills, it is necessary to concentrate on a few specific areas.

  • Seven Factors Behind Creating a High-Performance Business Team

    February 15 2012 10:18 AM

    In the book, Positivity, by Barbara Fredrickson, she discusses a fascinating research project about what makes businesses successful.

  • Top 6 Workplace Safety Trends in 2012

    February 15 2012 10:18 AM

    Welcome to 2012.

  • Best Practice: Promote Health and Wellbeing Initiatives

    February 14 2012 1:32 PM

    Promoting wellbeing in the workplace and fostering a culture of understanding has well documented benefits for the business bottom line, namely by getting the best from employees, but according to workplace psychology experts effective management remains lacking in this area.

  • How to Reward Staff for Better Safety Performance

    February 14 2012 1:27 PM

    Many safety professionals believe they need to reward staff to get them to behave safely.

  • 6 Ways to Use the Whole Brain in Workplace Training

    February 14 2012 1:25 PM

    In the book, A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink, he compares both the left and right hemispheres of the brain and discussed that you need to include both hemispheres when creating anything new.

  • Four Types of Visuals to Use in Your Safety Communication

    February 14 2012 1:21 PM

    In a recent online discussion with safety professionals from around the world, we discussed what types of visuals they use during their safety presentation training.

  • Postgraduate Study: Is It Worth It?

    October 06 2011 11:41 PM

    The past decade has seen the increase in more and more undergraduate university students looking at continuing their education after graduation, or after a few years working in the professional marketplace.

  • Your Boss Works Harder Than You Think: New Data

    August 26 2011 1:10 PM

    It's the news many are unlikely to believe, but new data collected by a Galaxy poll has revealed that 90% of high income bracket employees work harder and regularly perform unpaid overtime. According to the Galaxy poll of over 800 working Australians, 88% of workers said they had worked extra hours in the last six months, but the figure increased markedly with salaries.

  • Degree does not always lead to greater happiness

    April 21 2010 8:11 PM

    A new study has found that completing a university degree leads to lower levels of happiness compared to those undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship.