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Leadership at Work: Do Australian leaders have what it takes?

P Gahan, M Adamovic, A Bevitt, W Harley, J HEALY, J Olsen, M Theilacker

Centre for Workplace Leadership, The University of Melbourne | Published : 2016

Abstract

Fuelled by the resources boom, the Australian economy has enjoyed an unprecedented 25 years of economic growth, more than doubling in real terms over that period. But, now, the Australian economy is slowing. Productivity is sluggish, employment growth is weakening, and consumer confidence is faltering. Many economists are now predicting an extended period of slow economic growth and recovery. Organisations need to adapt and adjust to this unfolding reality, improve productivity and reduce costs. However, this is just one of a number of critical challenges that Australia faces. Slower economic growth globally has intensified competitive pressures. The rate of technological change is accelera..

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