HR Management

There has been a great deal of discussion in recent years around creating more ‘human workplaces’, where individuals feel that their humanity and their contribution matters and clearly differentiates them from other inanimate commercial inputs.  There is also a commercial argument for cultivating a more...

This article was featured in Hunter Headlines on 7th May 2016. The vast majority of organisations would like to think that they are open, fair and non-discriminatory in their recruitment and workplace practices. However, the statistics and anecdotal stories paint a very different picture. Why does diversity matter? Organisations that...

As consultants we see many levels of dysfunction in business, and also a huge spread of successes. That’s one of the reasons I love doing what I do. However, we have noticed a trend that I just can’t keep quiet about any longer. So often we...

Performance management may seem like a simple process - set expectations, have regular conversations, undertake performance appraisals and manage underperformance. Sounds simple especially when your organisation has a well-designed performance management system. But what about the grey areas, the human element and the emotional toll...