Interview with Chris McGowan, Chief Executive Department Of Health And Wellbeing, South Australia
Thank you for giving HardyGroup the time for this interview for HGinSight. You have been in the role for nearly 3 months. I have a series of questions so let’s start. 1. What were your first reactions to the organisation when you started? I found…
How do we measure ROI on executive learning sets?
Historically, any formula on a Return on Investment (ROI) is defined in monetary terms. How do we measure or evaluate the efficiency of an executive learning set?
The Stark Choices for Health
Returning to Australia from the IHI Forum in London this month, and struggling with jetlag in the process, I have been reflecting on so many themes, playing back in my head conversations with impressive leaders who energised and invigorated thinking and in some instances, conversations…
15 Context Questions Leaders Should be Asking
I am not one for too many leadership models and frameworks, although I think they provoke thought. A model is only a snapshot of leadership not an organic view of the “weft and weave” of organisational life.
Book Review: The Seventh Sense by Joshua Cooper Ramo
Joshua Ramo believes that we are in a new revolutionary era where surprising election results, refugee waves, war against terrorists that produces more terrorists, domestic politics turning into extremism, new billion-dollar fortunes all have the same cause: networks.
Networks. The New Power
We witness shifts in power daily and sometimes through surges that take us by surprise – Brexit, Trump. A narrow view is to put the change down to the impact of technology. But this is about New Power.
Transformation is not a one Act
Kevin Hardy met up with Dr Peter Lachman (click to watch video), CEO of ISQUA in Sydney at the APAC Forum in September this year. Peter is a clinician who describes himself as “having been on the quality improvement bus for a long time.’’ He continues…
Leadership Skills to shape the future in Western Sydney
Part 2 of a 2 part interview: Kevin Hardy talks with Danny O’ Connor, Chief Executive of Western Sydney Local Health District. Danny discusses the leadership challenges and the leadership skills he looks for to shape the future in Western Sydney, and what he wants…
Measurement is critical to maximising return on innovation
By Tara Rivkin – Part 1 of 2 part series on measuring innovation The question of how to quantify an organisation’s innovation* performance is an exceedingly complicated one. There are a myriad of factors involved and varying methods that can be used. And, the challenge…
Book Review: A Dream with a Deadline: Turning Strategy into Action
Author: Jacques Horovitz with Anne-Valerie Ohlsson-Corboz ISBN: 978-0-273-70868-1 Book review by Jean Fagan. Too often, strategic plans don’t deliver the results they say they will because they fail to achieve commitment at the real points of execution – the larger employee base. They are frequently…
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