Team coaching for organisational learning and innovation – A case study of an Australian pharmaceutical subsidiary.

This case study describes how the Australian affiliate of a multinational corporation pharmaceutical company developed a strong discipline of organisation learning which enabled them to become more innovative, foster high engagement scores and win prestigious awards. 

It was achieved through building processes to accommodate sustained learning even when key leadership personnel were regularly changing.

Head above water: New executive transitions

Think of all the transitions a new executive needs to make before they can even start to settle into their new role. There is increased responsibility and complexity, as well as enhanced visibility, new reporting lines (sometimes to former peers) and possibly even the need for cultural transition if the job involves a move overseas. Now magnify that experience by four and you have the situation SEEK found itself in.

Iain Hopkins explores how employers can ensure new executives not only have their heads above water but are on their victory lap by the time their first appraisal rolls around in his article featuring Padraig O’Sullivan