A survey found over 65 percent of the Australian workforce would like to see more women in leadership roles, with almost half the women women surveyed stating they would like to pursue a leadership role in the future.
Rod Drury has stepped down as CEO of Xero, with the company’s board announcing Steve Vamos will be taking on the role on April 1.
Almost a year after launching the platform into beta, ASX-listed REA Group has appointed Startup Victoria chief Georgia Beattie as executive manager of Spacely.
Tyro has announced Robbie Cooke, the former managing director and CEO of Tatts Group, will take on the role of CEO at the end of March.
Coworking community Fishburners has announced Pandora Shelley as its next chief executive officer, taking over from Annie Parker, who will step down from the position of interim CEO at the end of February.
Before launching IT operations management platform PagerDuty in 2009, Alex Solomon had earned his street cred as a software engineer for Amazon.
Sydney incubator ATP Innovations has announced the resignation of its CEO Hamish Hawthorn and the appointment of Petra Andren, previously its director of strategy and business development and managing director of Octapharma Australia, to the position.
If you talk to most venture capitalists or authors of management books, I’d wager the majority of them would argue all day with you on one fundamental truth: thy should only have ONE chief executive in a startup.
As the Wallabies battle their way through the ‘pool of death’ in this year’s Rugby World Cup, every aspect of the team’s performance will be analysed. As well as the final result on the scoreboard, the carries, the tackles, the unforced errors, and the advantage-line breaks have all become an essential part of how each game is assessed.
Education startup Austern International, created by UNSW student Lily Wu and cofounder Jamie Lee, has been set up with the purpose of catapulting students into thinking global when it comes to business, broadening students’ mindsets and allowing them to explore the options available to them.
A report from The Forum Corporation has found that employees aren’t as engaged and accountable as they should be, with just 18 per cent of business leaders and managers surveyed reporting they saw the highest level of accountability in their organisation.
Being successful in business requires good leadership skills. One of the main characteristics of a good leader is aggressiveness. Aggressive leaders know how to get things done in a productive and efficient way. A good leader is not only aggressive. Being competent is equally as important as being aggressive.