Profile

Cover photo
Australian Institute of Management
174 followers|30,998 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

 
Time for a pay rise - By AIM Facilitator Peter Cullen A national HR manager relayed a recent event to me involving a staff member going into their manager’s office, sitting down and blurting out they were worth more money and wanted a salary increase. They were that straightforward with the request. That was also the end of the meeting. It can take a great deal of courage to have a conversation about your financial worth to a company. It also requires solid planning and research, a healthy ...
By AIM Facilitator Peter Cullen A national HR manager relayed a recent event to me involving a staff member going into their manager’s office, sitting down and blurting out they were worth more money and wanted a salary increase. They were that straightforward with the request. That was also the end of the meeting.
1
Add a comment...
 
How much of being a leader is experience? Answer: 69 per cent
No debate in the world of corporate leadership is quite as passionate or widespread as the question of nature vs nurture - are leaders simply the product of good genes, or are they made by their experiences? This discussion is showing no signs of slowing down, and for many the answer will lie somewhere in the middle, in part because it can be so hard to separate these two. However, recent research has been able to put a number on the contribution...
1
Add a comment...
 
Overhaul or overboard: A detailed look at onboarding for new employees
Guest post by David Reynolds How effective are your onboarding processes for new employees? When does onboarding start and finish? How does onboarding impact staff retention and productivity?
1
Add a comment...
 
Ch ch changes: preparing to lead successful organisational change
When it’s time to change as an organisation, you don’t always need to turn and face the strain as David Bowie put it. Most executives and leaders will however, be familiar with the challenges that come with a change management effort. As businesses continue to experience a highly disruptive corporate landscape, enterprise-wide change is becoming an important aspect of company performance.
1
Add a comment...
 
Four reasons why an MBA could be the qualification for you - A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) continues to represent one of the most popular advanced degrees, designed specifically for managers and executives who are looking to take their career to the next level. With a number of options open to individuals, understanding the benefits that come with this course of study is incredibly important. There is also no shortage of reasons to consider pursuing an MBA. Here are four of the...
A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) continues to represent one of the most popular advanced degrees, designed specifically for managers and executives who are looking to take their career to the next level. With a number of options open to individuals, understanding the benefits that come with this course of study is incredibly important. There is also no shortage of reasons to consider pursuing an MBA. Here are four of the most common ben...
1
Add a comment...
 
Connecting financial performance with effective leadership - By AIM Business School Design and Research Director Dr Richard Carter This article originally appeared in Training & Development magazine December 2015 Vol 42 No 6, published by the Australian Institute of Training and Development. CEOs and their boards intuitively understand the important role leadership behaviour has on organisational culture and financial performance. Unfortunately, until recently they haven’t had the data or a...
By AIM Business School Design and Research Director Dr Richard Carter This article originally appeared in Training & Development magazine December 2015 Vol 42 No 6, published by the Australian Institute of Training and Development.
1
Add a comment...
 
How to deal with difficult people at work - By AIM Facilitator Gina Brooks Do you deal with difficult people at work? What makes them difficult to work with? What is the difficulty that you experience when interacting with them? We don’t usually choose the people we work with. So the likelihood of not feeling ‘connected’ to some people at work is high. If you’re finding it hard to decide whether you should deal with a difficult person or not ask yourself the following questions: Is this per...
By AIM Facilitator Gina Brooks Do you deal with difficult people at work? What makes them difficult to work with? What is the difficulty that you experience when interacting with them? We don’t usually choose the people we work with. So the likelihood of not feeling ‘connected’ to some people at work is high. If you’re finding it hard to decide whether you should deal with a difficult person or not ask yourself the following questions: Is this pe...
1
Add a comment...
 
Teaching a Project Manager new tricks - By Leon Gettler This article originally appeared in Project Manager Magazine, AIPM’s bimonthly magazine for members. In a flat economy and competitive job market, project managers differentiate themselves through added qualifications and skills. Many project managers may benefit from looking beyond traditional, technical knowledge to polish their presentation skills. Others might consider a postgraduate qualification like an MBA or a business diploma....
By Leon Gettler This article originally appeared in Project Manager Magazine, AIPM’s bimonthly magazine for members. In a flat economy and competitive job market, project managers differentiate themselves through added qualifications and skills.
1
Add a comment...
 
Fail to plan and plan to fail: why you need to stick to your New Year’s resolutions
So it’s week two of 2016, you’ve already skipped your morning run twice and you caved in and drank a few too many glasses of wine on Saturday night. While it might feel like the wheels are wobbling already, it isn’t yet time to give up on all of your goals for the year. The New Year is when nearly everyone starts to set new goals for themselves, both professionally and personally. For busy managers, this is the ideal time to consider how to put t...
1
Add a comment...
 
An open door policy in a climate of fear: why your employees aren’t talking to you
Whether you like it or not, your employees are scared of you. No matter how many times you throw your corporate credit card over the bar for a long lunch or how many cat memes you plaster around the office, at the end of the day you’re the boss. You control how people spend their time for the majority of their lives when they aren’t sleeping. Your every move affects their mood for good or bad and on top of all of that their entire livelihood is, ...
1
Add a comment...
 
Getting your head in the game: four tips for really achieving your goals in 2016
So Christmas has been and gone and you’re staring down the barrel of another 12 months of work. Think back to this time last year, did you achieve everything you set out to do in 2015? If not, that’s OK – no one’s perfect. We all pay lip service to goal setting but how many of us really take the time do it well? Effective goal setting is the key to real success so we’ve put together four tips to help you really get on track towards big things thi...
1
1
Add a comment...
 
Three ways to take your decision making to the next level - The ability to make decisions that are both quick and insightful is one of the biggest challenges of occupying a senior leadership position. Both executives and managers looking to reach a senior role have to think on their feet, while still making decisions that are grounded in their experience and that they can justify to colleagues and company directors. In many ways, this change is being driven by fundamental shifts in the busi...
The ability to make decisions that are both quick and insightful is one of the biggest challenges of occupying a senior leadership position. Both executives and managers looking to reach a senior role have to think on their feet, while still making decisions that are grounded in their experience and that they can justify to colleagues and company directors.
1
Add a comment...
Story
Tagline
Developing better managers and leaders for a better society
Introduction

AIM Group

The Australian Institute of Management is the peak body for managers and leaders. For 75 years, AIM has been helping people become better managers, and managers become great leaders. With more than 12,000 individual and corporate Members, AIM is the go to organisation for professional managers and leaders. We believe that great managers and leaders make decisions that impact people’s lives and that this impact is felt well beyond the workplace.

Formed in 1941, AIM Group is owned by its members, is not for profit and is led by AIM Group chief executive, David Pich. AIM Group is a member of the Asian Association of Management Organisations (AAMO). For more information about AAMO and its members please visit www.aamo.net.

AIM Education & Training

AIM Education & Training is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No.0049) and TEQSA approved Higher Education provider. AIM Education and Training is a part of Scentia - a leading Australian education and training group with unrivalled student offerings across corporate solutions, open programs, vocational education and post-graduate higher education. Established in 2015, Scentia unites industry leaders AIM Education & Training and Ivy College.

Every year at AIM Education and Training, 25,000 professionals take part in over 80 training programs and study towards any one of 24 management qualifications in 11 locations right around Australia. AIM Education and Training is a trusted training partner to over half the companies on the ASX200.

Contact Information
Contact info
Email