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  • Organisational change
  • Women in Leadership
  • Coaching, Mentoring and Leadership Training
  • Leadership styles
  • Digital Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Flexibility in the Workplace

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Recent Mentions in the Media

Leadership Matters in Australian Business

In early June, Melbourne University’s Centre for Workplace Leadership released the preliminary findings of the landmark Study of Australian Leadership (SAL). A project almost three years in the making, the SAL surveyed 8000 individuals from almost 3000 organisations encompassing 2561 workplaces across Australia. It is the largest ever nationally representative survey of this nature conducted in this country.

A New Psychology for a New Economy: The Benefit Mindset

Every business wants to grow and be successful. But is the pursuit of growth alone actually holding businesses back? In this article we explore how a community of organisations are using psychology to unleash whole person, whole business and whole planet potential.

Study finds public sector more innovative than private sector

Are Australian businesses equipped to respond to future challenges? Recent findings from the Study of Australian Leadership reveal Australian businesses are facing innovation shortfalls and are failing in leadership development, whereas the public sector performs significantly better when it comes to innovation.

Leadership study obliges PR leaders to act

Last week the Melbourne-based Centre for Workplace Leadership launched the Study of Australian Leadership, the largest ever survey of of its kind in Australia. The Study looked at the state of leadership and management across the economy. And although it has crucial, nationwide implications it received scant attention probably because the focus right now is firmly on the Federal Election. Almost 8,000 people in 2,703 organisations and 2,561 workplaces took part in five surveys including CEOs, HR specialists, mid-level managers, front line leaders and employees. It is the first major review of Australian leadership and management since the landmark Karpin Report in 1995.

Five things you must know about Leadership in Australia

The results from the largest ever leadership study in Australia have just been released. The Study of Australian Leadership (SAL) was conducted by Melbourne University and funded by the Federal Government. SAL surveyed 8000 individuals across 2500 workplaces. It involved senior leadership (CEOs), as well as frontline leaders and employees.