Employers are embracing electronic surveillance tools. The technology is new but the thinking is old – and flawed.
A review of the past decade of research on effective feedback confirms supervisors should aim to fill the role of a ‘critical friend’ who provides constructive and timely feedback.
Workplace stress among academics has long been higher in Australia and New Zealand than overseas, and research suggests the flow-on impacts on students could fuel a vicious cycle of negative feedback.
Research shows that job interviews are a seriously flawed way of finding out how a potential employee might perform in the future.
Pressure to meet ever-higher performance targets can lead to misconduct of the sort exposed by the royal commission. Targets need to operate within a framework of ethical governance to avoid this.
Three in ten leaders across the world are toxic. Toxic leaders destroy individuals as well as organisations, and affect the performance of a society and country.