Category: Diversity & Inclusion

Enhancing wellbeing has become an increasing focus for modern workplaces. But what does that mean in practice?  This case study investigates Medibank’s internal wellbeing journey to date with a focus on the key challenges and lessons learned. 

In new research, Dr Steve Lamb and Professor Kenny Kwok (University of Western Sydney) suggest not only that uncomfortable work environments reduce the cognitive resources available to an employee, but also explain how these environments negatively impact previously unexplored additional factors, and have detrimental effects on wellbeing.

Change is the new normal and traditional workplace processes and practices are being overhauled to generate greater levels of innovation, collaboration and creativity. Unfortunately, organisations have struggled to keep up; this is particularly true in relation to the changing composition of the workplace and the opportunities it provides. One of the reasons could be the…

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Over the past two years, the Australian female sporting arena has observed an incredible influx of attention and support. From the creation of the Women’s Australian Football League, to the success of the Rugby Sevens team at the Rio Olympics, challenging opportunities for women to lead both on and off the field are increasing.

Is there more to understanding an increasingly diverse customer base and improving their experience? How can emerging insights about employee diversity apply to the world of customers?

Ask anyone to recall their favourite childhood television character and they wouldn’t have too much trouble. The heroes and villains that play out on our screens, the fantasy worlds and stories of triumph are remembered fondly. They also help to shape our own personal ideals and views of what is ‘normal’, ‘right’ and ‘important’. The…

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