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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 […]

When aberrations become the norm in the workplace

How do the disruptions creep in? By Diana Perry, Bevington Group & Izabella Kobylanski, Planning Results Businesses are under constant pressure to deliver short-term results. Consequently, productivity is continually being reviewed and scrutinised, whether at an individual, departmental, organisational, industry or national level. Not surprisingly, the business world has taken on the mantra coined by […]

Agile Organisations: A presentation by Roger Perry

  Our Managing Director, Roger Perry, recently presented at events in Melbourne and Sydney. They were attended by industry executives and managers, each sharing their perspectives on Agile and how to successfully deploy it. We also heard from contemporary Agile leaders who are well advanced in embedding these structures into their organisations. The material presented […]

Lessons on outsourcing superannuation services

Lessons on outsourcing superannuation services

With many of the public offer super funds having outsourced to external service providers for many years, what are some lessons that SMSF firms can learn from their experiences? Bluntly, outsourcing has a terrible reputation with consumers. We tend to associate it with call centre operators in other countries who, no matter how well meaning, […]