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Jack Somerville

Transitioning to knowledge work

All businesses want to increase their productivity, improve their product quality and lower their costs; what if there was a design solution, a set of management processes that could deliver all of that?

Time to appraise the appraisal

Performance appraisals may be a ubiquitous feature of HR departments in businesses economy-wide, doubts remain about their use.

The emergence of activist boards

The boards of some major US and Australian companies have responded to shareholder activism by becoming more active in their pursuit of best practice.

From marketing science to sales

CURRENT markets are incredibly volatile and competition is fierce across all industries for the public’s disposable income.

No substitute for learning on the job

There’s a science behind getting the right people in the right roles, and developing their potential.

Learning resilience in the face of rejection

If you don’t absolutely love the sales aspect of recruitment, then maybe it’s not the right career path.

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Transitioning to knowledge work

All businesses want to increase their productivity, improve their product quality and lower their costs; what if there was a design solution, a set of management processes that could deliver all of that?

Time to appraise the appraisal

Performance appraisals may be a ubiquitous feature of HR departments in businesses economy-wide, doubts remain about their use.

The emergence of activist boards

The boards of some major US and Australian companies have responded to shareholder activism by becoming more active in their pursuit of best practice.

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Learning resilience in the face of rejection

If you don’t absolutely love the sales aspect of recruitment, then maybe it’s not the right career path.