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Is fear the underlying narrative in your organisation? Do you spend most of your time, energy, and resources building strategies, programs, and teams to prevent a future threat from happening? For many of us, when we scratch the surface on our organisational culture, fear is the common thread that snakes its way throughout the way we operate.
The holiday season is a time when it's common to see random acts of kindness and breathtaking displays of humanity at its finest inspired by the season to be merry. Yet conversely, it is a time that we see increased levels of anxiety, depression, loneliness, hunger, domestic violence and mental illness. As a result of this, many Australians await the holidays with bated breath.
Recruiting and attracting a workforce has changed dramatically, especially in the last 18 months; it is no longer a simple case of “if you have a job, you will fill the position”. COVID has seen closed borders, stunted immigration, and a hesitancy of candidates re job movement. The Procurement and Logistic sector have been impacted like so many other sectors.
We’ve all heard the term, or even experienced a little dose of micro-management, you may have even been guilty of it yourself! It is easy to point the finger at a perceived micro-manager and label them as an aggressive, power-hungry monster. However, the psychology behind this behaviour is much more complex and can put even us ordinary folk at risk of micro-managing behaviour.