Executive Update





Executive Update eNewsletter




The fortnightly newsletter for thought leaders 26th October 2012

In this issue

The bad news first: Bullying, bad language, verbal and sexual harassment, racism and host of other inappropriate behaviours remain alive and well in Australian and Kiwi businesses, new report shows.

Another study shows many NZ companies are paying lip service to risk management strategies rather than making them core management function. Read more »


Bullying policies lack bite

There’s something wrong with managers’ handling of bullying in our workplaces, if new research from Leadership Management Australasia (LMA) is to be believed.

A new L.E.A.D. (Leadership, Employment and Direction) survey by LMA shows more Australian and NZ organisations now have policies to deal with bullying. Yet incidences of bullying remain as high as they were six years ago. Read more »



Watch your tongue

Inappropriate language tops the list of unwanted ‘workplace issues’ in new Leadership Management Australasia (LMA) research.

When asked, leaders, managers and employees all picked problems with how people spoke with, and to, each other as their number one gripe.  Read more »


Risky business

Many NZ companies are paying lip service to risk management strategies rather than making them core management function.

So says Murray Chandler, partner for accounting and advisory firm Grant Thornton, who bases his findings on the latest Grant Thornton New Zealand Business Risk Survey: Delivering value to your company through risk management.  Read more »


Pulse Utilities tops Deloitte Fast 50

A 2637 percent growth in its revenue has hoisted Pulse Utilities NZ to the number one ranking on this year’s Deloitte Fast 50.

The annual Deloitte Fast 50 index, announced at simultaneous events in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, ranks businesses according to their revenue growth over the past three years. It sets the benchmark for high growth businesses in New Zealand. Visited 7 times, 1 visit(s) today

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