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The Highs and Lows of Working in the Not-For-Profit Sector

While many for-profit businesses struggle to define their higher purpose, that’s not the case for not-for profits – their purpose is clearly defined by their social mission. This makes it easy to attract people to the cause – whether it be potential employees or volunteers. People sign up because the mission statement appeals. But with …

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Organisations are Auditing their Culture and Conduct. Are You?

Boards and audit and risk committees are increasingly putting internal audit functions under the microscope to better understand and audit their organisations’ culture and conduct. For many auditors, this simply extends what they have always done. But for some this is unchartered waters. To date, there are very few factual datapoints for auditors to use. …

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Is Your Workplace Safe?

Physical safety in workplaces has been a huge focus for leaders and boards – especially those industries where the risk of injuries, or even death, are significant. These organisations have embarked on their safety journey by addressing both culture and systems. John Makris, a WHS expert at Kingston Reid, reflects that “building an effective safety …

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