Project Management has long been a male-dominated profession but we are seeing progressively more women taking the reins. Research out of the UK indicates as little as 28% of project professionals are women and don’t stay in the field as long as their male counterparts- 43% of women had been in the profession less than … Continue reading Do women make better Project Managers?
As family violence remains a pressing issue with more than 1 million Australian affected, the sector is constantly seeking more innovative, effective methods of addressing and intervening in instances of family violence involving children. The complexity of the issue, due to differing policy responses of family law, child protection and family violence agencies, makes it … Continue reading Five of the most effective intervention methods for children experiencing family violence
Research has found that only 24% of Australia’s employees are engaged with their work – a figure which has been constant for more than a decade. What do companies like Apple, Facebook, Canva and Atlassian have in common? They put their people first. They recognise that every customer experience starts with an employee experience. As … Continue reading The effect of EX on your CX
Tasmania has a proud history of ‘firsts’; the first state to introduce compulsory education, the first state to formally apologise to Indigenous Australians, and most recently the first state to have ‘gender optional’ on birth certificates. Tasmania’s population is steadily increasing year on year, from 510,000 in 2011 to 520,000 in 2018. Could the state … Continue reading Equal women leadership- a Tasmanian first?
Gerry Georgatos has responded to suicide attempts of Indigenous children from ages six to 14. The youngest suicide was that of a nine year old. He was there to support the family. The death of a child is indicative of serious underlying societal issues. While Georgatos says factors like intergenerational trauma compound the issue, the … Continue reading “Undisputable poverty narrative”: The link between Indigenous poverty and suicide
“No one wakes up and thinks ‘I want to do some open banking today’. This is an industry initiative that we should not be communicating to our customers. Because you don’t want this as a consumer.” Julian Sawyer, former Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Starling Bank UK, believes many financial institutions are missing the … Continue reading The home truths of Open Banking from Julian Sawyer
Suicide is one of the most complex phenomenons affecting Australia. A public health issue affecting individuals, families, workplaces and communities, the issue is multifaceted and subject to environmental, psychological, emotional, socio-economic, cultural and religious factor among others. Suicide remains the leading cause of death for Australians between 15 and 24 years old. According to Life … Continue reading Exploring multi-sectoral approaches to addressing youth suicide
A value-based healthcare model promises to deliver the most value for money and simultaneously the highest quality care for patients, industry research has revealed. According to the Grattan Institute, “complications cost the Australian hospital system more than $5 billion a year; hospital-acquired infections alone cost about $1 billion of that. Not all complications can be … Continue reading Is it possible to improve care and save money?