Blog Archives - iHR Australia

Developing Effective Frontline Managers

Stepping Up – Developing Effective Frontline Managers to Drive Results

18/10/2017
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Developing Effective Frontline Managers

 

A 2010 survey conducted by McKinsey in the US revealed that nearly 70% of senior executives are only ‘somewhat satisfied’ or ‘not at all satisfied’ with the performance of their companies’ frontline managers. Furthermore 81% of frontline […]

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Mental Ill Health in the workplace infographic

R U OK? The question you need to be asking your team members

15/09/2017
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Yesterday Australians asked each other the question “R U OK?” as part of the national initiative to draw awareness to the challenging and complex areas of mental health and suicide. With approximately 20% of all Australians affected by a mental illness and with an estimated cost […]

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Commissioner Lucy Brogden asks Organisations to go ‘Beyond Yoga and Fruit Bowls’

17/08/2017
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Commissioner of the National Mental Health Commission Lucy Brogden addressed Senior HR and Business Executives as keynote speaker and panelist at iHR Australia’s Executive Luncheon in Melbourne on Friday. Held at the Grand Hyatt, the event attracted an audience of over 100 professionals from top Australian and […]

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Workplace Culture Ultimately Underpins Reducing the Risk of Litigation

14/07/2017
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Preventing and managing inappropriate workplace behaviour isn’t as simple as writing a policy and having an open door towards employee complaints. A proactive approach by managers and leaders is required in setting and reinforcing a culture highlighted by respectful behaviour and approachable management. Failure to do so […]

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Inadequate Disciplinary Policies Risk to all Australian Organisations

09/06/2017
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Gas worker reinstated by Commission after sacking for alleged racial slur

 

The Fair Work Commission has called on employers to introduce a greater range of disciplinary options like fines and unpaid suspensions into agreements to avoid “inappropriately lenient or inappropriately harsh” responses to misconduct that are problematic […]

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