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.

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”.

Time to rethink traditional learning and development

Reading Time: 8 minutes

As anyone who signs off on corporate learning and development budgets knows, it’s a considerable investment — and big business. Future-focused organisations know it’s time to rethink traditional learning and development — but how?

Australia’s leadership development crisis: Part 1 — Innovation

Reading Time: 5 minutes

It’s time for Australian companies to take a more disruptive approach to developing new-economy leaders. The first in this 3-part series highlights the need for more innovation.

Leading to grow partnering and collaboration

Reading Time: 6 minutes

As you get to the top layers of an organisation, you need to be much less boundary driven and more open, but few leaders have been trained for that transition. This thought piece discusses how leaders can look outside their organisations for growth opportunities through partnering and collaboration.

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