NEW and Exciting Enterprise Care Not For Profit Remuneration Portal

NEW and Exciting Enterprise Care Not For Profit Remuneration Portal   Enterprise Care is launching Australia’s most comprehensive online not for profit (NFP) remuneration portal. This digital transformation of Enterprise Care’s esteemed annual NFP remuneration report to a dynamic online salary portal is a big win for the NFP sector. The new cloud-based portal will …

The Endangered Strategic Thinking Director

The Endangered Strategic Thinking Director Thinking is something that is common among what we all do. Alan Turing was moved nearly 70 years ago to comment “I propose to consider the question, ‘Can machines think?’” Instead of the word ‘machines’ it seems useful to ask whether directors can think when operating as part of a …

Leaders and the ‘Under’ Tag

Leaders and the ‘Under’ Tag Stories telling of leaders and directors who successfully achieve an ‘Under’ on their watch are plentiful. But unfortunately, the awful saga is getting worse. New instances of ‘Under’ payment of wages continues to surface. Household names of Australian organisations are reporting having ‘Under’ paid staff by very large sums of …

Damien Smith recognised in the Australia Day Honours List for 2020

The Enterprise Care team is thrilled to share some very exciting news. Our Managing Director,  Damien Smith received an award of Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the General Division for his significant service to business as part of the 2020 Australia Day Honours. Over the years, Damien has many achievements and provided …

The F-Cycle of Diversity 

The F-Cycle of Diversity Interestingly the meaning of diversity is “the state of being diverse”. It does not say activity, or more activity. It does not say conferences, workshops, studies or events… In fact it says little about most things we see happening around us. And that may be why the results of the “shopfront …

Governance – Beyond Resuscitation?

Governance – Beyond Resuscitation? The idea of governance has been around for centuries. And in the last century, the Cadbury Report gave it a make-over. Yet today, governance lags far behind community expectations. Disappointingly, the law’s most critical breakthrough appears to be holding a director liable if they don’t attend board meetings. Inexplicably, it remains …

What is innovation?

What is innovation? Theodore Levitt, who died in 2006, was an American economist and professor at Harvard Business School. Levitt was known for popularizing the term ‘globalization’. He also said – “Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.” This raises many questions. One of course is whether innovation only ever follows …

Are Boards Up For The Challenge?

Are Boards Up For The Challenge? I recently had the good fortune to attend the Governance Institute of Australia’s National Conference in Sydney. The conference had as its theme – trust, respect, and challenge. Each of those themes could command a session on its own, but arguably they are inextricably linked and therefore whatever is …

The performance review “under review”

The performance review “under review” Recently Atlassian’s global head of talent, Bek Chee, told Business Insider Australia, about its adoption of a values-based approach for performance reviews. This new approach focusses on staff living the company values. Chee says “We want to be able to evaluate a whole person and encourage them to bring their …

The Inestimable Value of Governance

The Inestimable Value of Governance Happy new year for FY2020. Our challenge is clear. Organisations need to garner their directors and leadership group to commit to achieving at least 10% improvement in their present governance practices. What will start and sustain this transformative commitment? If today, governance is more important than ever before, and more …

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