Culture is back on the leadership agenda as organisations struggle to adjust to the rapidly evolving values and behaviours of their workforces, stakeholders, and customers. Executive teams are finally embracing culture not as a soft, nice-to-have element but as a hard and measurable component of their business that directly drives performance, reputation, and retention. This thought paper explores how organisations are acquiring a new understanding around leadership and are redefining the capabilities required to be a leader within their organisations.
The Gold Coast is entering into an exciting period of economic growth and diversification. For local companies to truly take advantage of this they will need to re-examine their core offering and embrace the pioneer spirit of the city’s heritage.
Most business people can clearly articulate what a lawyer, marketer or compliance professional does, but ask them to describe the role of a management consultant and you are likely to get a blank look. Primarily operating in the executive corridor of fortune 500 companies, management consultants typically fly under the radar, avoiding the spotlight whilst at the same time being a catalyst for major business change.
Local governments across Australia are under pressure like never before as a new generation of constituents demand higher levels of services and greater flexibility in the way they interact with their local council. Unfortunately, councils are rarely able to respond rapidly to these calls for change as they struggle with the constraints created by a fixed revenue base and ever increasing operating costs.
Gold Coasters benefit from an enviable healthcare and primary healthcare system which supports a world class quality of life. However, transformative changes at required will be required to meet additional demand pressure and rising customer expectations.