"Skills based boards have been common in the commercial sector for many years. More recently we are seeing For Purpose Organisations move towards this format, but there is some debate as to whether it comes at the cost of losing the organisations soul. So what is the right balance to ensure the mission of an organisation does not get lost?" Article by Sandra Brown, Director at TRANSEARCH International Australia.
Team building can be a way to accelerate the team through the learning curve. However, it doesn't matter how fast you appear to move ahead if at the end of the day you are still lost. The following is an extract from the book Team: Align, Build, Connect & Develop, by John Burdett (PDF document) and available to purchase from Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Team-Align-Build-Connect-Develop/dp/096872339X/
Darren Raycroft, shares his experience in helping first-time CEOs manage their first few critical months in a new role.
Useful insight from Mike Morrow, TRANSEARCH Partner in Industry and Energy practices, on the excellent opportunities for career growth within manufacturing.
What does is take to be a 'TOP' performer? Human capital expert John Burdett defines 'TOP' as a 'Tested Outstanding Performer'. To be a 'TOP' performer, issues of integrity and business ethics become far more important than a job, even a CEO title. Here is some useful advice from Chris Swan on becoming a 'TOP' performer.
A question top executives should be asking is,
"Why do my best people stay?"
What does it take to keep the best employees engaged, enthused about the work, their individual status in the organisation, and the positive WHY of the organisation?
We may all have our personal opinions and guesses about why people stay, but the best source of that information is the employees themselves.
This case study highlights how TRANSEARCH helped shape and align organisational cultures across diversified component companies, and found a General Manager with the level of experience and credibility in the finance markets capable of pushing the kind of innovation and cultural transformation required to achieve the group's exciting new business plan.