Feature Article

Forging Leadership for the Future

Reading Time: 4 minutes for introduction article; 20 minutes for Whitepaper (linked)

In this paper Maximus examines the effects of seismic shifts in technology and institutional trust on Australian leaders, and recommends ways in which organisations can develop their leaders to meet the challenges.

Social leadership learning: effecting behaviour change, at scale

Reading Time: 3 minutes for introduction article; 15 minutes for Whitepaper (linked)

After decades of leadership development modelled on higher education, frustrated executives and HR professionals are seeking a new way forward. Maximus has been working with leading Australian organisations on a new, innovative approach to compliment the current model: social leadership learning.

Time to rethink traditional learning and development

Reading Time: 6 minutes for introduction article; 15 minutes for Whitepaper (linked)

In spite of that eye-watering expenditure, corporate learning — and leadership development in particular — is simply not well understood, particularly when you ask about fundamental outcomes: impact and return of investment. It’s obvious many are not getting the development they require to thrive as individuals, let alone successfully lead their organisations into the future.

Australia needs future-focused boards over short-termism

Reading Time: 6 minutes

The business world is more competitive and the rate of change accelerating faster than at any time in history. Perhaps counter-intuitively, that means that it is crucial to deliberately build and execute business strategies with a future-focused vision.

Trailblazing organisations and their methods of self-disruption

Reading Time: 4 minutes

Australian oligopolies are falling under the onslaught of offshore alternatives, digital offerings, and more nimble competitors. Learn from organisations that are successfully disrupting themselves, even while they are still at the height of success.

Interview with Chip Heath

Reading Time: 5 minutes

Maximus has been collaborating with Chip Heath for some years. Recently, we took the opportunity to discuss how his latest organisational psychology principles are turning customer-satisfaction ratings from “average” to “advocate”.

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