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A Survival Strategy for Extreme Economic Turbulence

Markets are suffering, the world is in a state of high anxiety, supply chains are being disrupted and many companies are already being driven into deep losses. In short, we are in a period of extreme market turbulence. So, how do we lead our organisations through the crisis? Fortunately, the world does have plenty of […]

Organisational Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

If you are concerned that your organisation might prove to be “fragile” in the face of sudden shifts in markets, financing or customer behaviour – then you are not alone. An uncertain world We live in a world where geopolitical tensions are a fact of life, where trade tensions are actually unresolved, where natural disasters […]

Making your business resilient to economic fluctuations

‘The Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the economy grew by 2.3 per cent over the year and 0.2 per cent in the December quarter – below market expectations and well short of Reserve Bank forecasts of 0.6 per cent (1). ‘Business conditions suffered their biggest monthly fall since the global financial crisis over December […]

The Problem with New Year’s Resolutions

As last year came to a close and the new one is upon us, we reach the inevitable introspection that leads to pondering our New Year’s resolutions. We review the ledger of the good, the bad and the indifferent. On the outcome of this scale we decide whether the year was positive or one of […]

Making the Most of a Restructure

  With anaemic growth, high competitive intensity, and deep uncertainty, organisational restructures seem to be the order of the day. Yet they are notoriously difficult to effectively conceptualise and execute.   However, if you are seriously considering restructuring, then it is essential to understand how to make the most of the risk being taken. This […]

Workforce of the Future: A presentation by Roger Perry

Our Managing Director, Roger Perry, recently presented at events in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. The topic of discussion was the ‘workforce of the future’. They were attended by industry executives and managers, each sharing their perspectives on preparing for, and developing their future workforce. We also heard from contemporary leaders who are well advanced in […]