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Stephen Bell's Top 3 Blog Posts in 2015

Founding Director and CEO of iHR Australia and World Learning Hub, Stephen Bell is an entrepreneur, business leader and highly-accomplished facilitator. He is a leading expert in human resource capability modelling and the management of workplace issues, leadership and culture. He has trained managers from some of the world’s most prestigious and renowned brands.




Under Stephen’s leadership, iHR Australia has established a broad client base, providing services to government, private and not-for-profit organisations across Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand. iHR is the leading independent provider of training in unlawful discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment in Australia. The organisation also offers programs in HR-related management skills, including leadership, performance management, mental ill-health management, in addition to providing a range of outsourced HR services as HR audits, enterprise agreements, policies and procedures and workplace mediations and investigations. Through Stephen’s creation of the unique learning methodology, Workplace Reality Theatre, all iHR programs feature professional actors and experienced facilitators conducting realistic workplace re-enactments, appealing to the varied learning styles of workshop participants.


In an effort to deliver comprehensive training to a wider audience, Stephen founded the World Learning Hub (WLH). By applying the same principles as iHR’s Workplace Reality Theatre, WLH offers a tailored, high impact, interactive online experience, with engaging, high quality 3D animations that demonstrate workplace scenarios and behaviour. In gathering WLH’s international team of top-notch designers, developers, animators and digital producers, Stephen’s goal for the organisation is to be a global leader in e-learning, with content that complements iHR’s training and values and can be accessible anywhere, anytime.


In 2015, Stephen wrote broadly across the areas of leadership, culture, workplace bullying and harassment, training, management and entrepreneurship. Here are his top three most read blog posts from last year:


#1: Social Media and the Christmas Party

The posted photo definitely showed his right hand had made some contact with her right breast. The reason why wasn't quite so clear. Within 10 minutes, the picture of the two work colleagues had over 400 likes and had been shared by numerous Facebook more


#2: Too Close for Comfort: Friend or Boss?

Those who have attended my training program, Custodians of Culture, will know that I often talk about the pitfalls of being 'overly friendly' with your more

#3: Unfair, Unprofessional and Unsubstatiated: Public Allegations of Bullying Must Be Stopped! 

Legislative provisions, which require unsubstantiated complaints of inappropriate workplace behaviour to remain confidential, are essential to ensure the spirit of natural justice in more

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