Public Sector Services
Supporting our institutions to support our region better.
Southeast Queensland is home to an important federal, state and local government presence. The Gold Coast boasts the 2nd largest local council authority in Australia beat out only by Brisbane City Council – the largest in the country.
The public sector shapes the framework within which the regional market operates. Increasingly, actors in these sectors are adopting innovative change models and leveraging learnings, models and partners from the private sector to achieve their goals. With a focus on efficiency and client outcomes, the public sectors is increasing at the cutting edge of innovation delivered through digital, data and AI developments.
Public Sector Resources
Public Sector Resources
Recent multi-year research programs at Harvard and Google are calling into question everything we thought we knew about team dynamics. It turns out, counterintuitively, that traditionally structured teams focused singularly on error-free task completion are not particularly high-performing.
New empirical evidence suggests that the teams who are most successful have an important difference – they are open to admitting mistakes and discussing them with one another. These teams display a unique openness to and culture of constant learning and improvement.
For Australian CEOs facing the challenge of juggling urgent operational needs with strategic imperatives, there is limited opportunity to devote headspace to contemplating the ramifications of Artificial Intelligence on their organization. Not only is the pace of AI development incredibly fast-moving, but the concept of AI is extremely diverse, covering everything from analytics to automation, machine learning to natural language processing. Moreover, the AI sector does a great job of keeping out non-technical people – complex mathematical and programming-based concepts mean that even the most determined business leader can quickly be dissuaded from wading into the technical swamp of AI.
With unemployment rates at an all-time low and resignations at an all-time high, business leaders are facing a labour crisis which is negatively affecting profits, service levels and even their ability to keep the doors open. To address these market shock businesses must take an aggressive and proactive approach to ensure they are not left at the back of the long queue for workers. In this article, we set out three approaches that can mitigate the impact of labour shortages and set businesses apart from their competitors in attracting and retaining talent.