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Alliance advantage : the art of creating value through partnering. /

by Doz, Yves L | Hamel, Gary.

Publisher: Boston, MA Harvard Business School Press 1998Description: xviii, 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Notes: missing 2006Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Best practice in managing a culturally diverse workplace. /

by EMD Consultants.

Edition: ReprintedPublisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Government Publishing Service 1994Description: vi, 92 p.Notes: 'November 1994' AGPS Cat. no. 9318836Summary: Provides a model to facilitate organisational change. Describes 'best practice' in functional areas of organisations, with illustrations from companies such as BHP, Don Smallgoods, Dulux, Kellogg Australia, Smorgon ARC and Qantas. Provides important competencies for managers in culturally workplaces.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Big change : a route-map for corporate transformation. /

by Taffinder, Paul.

Publisher: New York, NY John Wiley 1998Description: xiv, 287 p.Notes: Includes index. missing 2006Summary: Uses the perspectives of economics, business management and psychology to critically analyse the change efforts of more than thirty organisations worldwide by detailed examples, international case studies and action lists.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Changes at work : the 1995 Australian Workplace Industrial Relations Survey. /

by Morehead, Alison | Steele, Mairi | Alexander, Michael | Stephen, Kerry | Duffin, Linton.

Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. Longman 1997Description: xx, 620 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Controlling the chaos of innovation: a case study of the services development forum: research project /

by Maquignaz, Laura.

Publisher: unpub. 1999Description: 29p.Notes: Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Corporate governance and sustainability : challenges for theory and practice. /

by Benn, Suzanne (ed.) | Dunphy, Dexter (ed.).

Publisher: New York, NY Routledge 2007Description: xvii, 259 p.Notes: Part I. Introduction : Governance and sustainability challenges. 1. New forms of governance: changing relationships between corporates, government and community / Suzanne Benn and Dexter Dunphy -- 2. Understanding corporate sustainability : recognizing the impact of different governance systems / Sally Russell, Nardia Haigh and Andrew Griffiths -- Part II. Limitations of existing models of corporate governance. 3. Why corporate governance rankings do not predict future value: evidence from Toronto Stock Exchange Listings 2002-5 / David Wheeler and Rachel Davies -- 4. Synthesizing governance themes from political and management theory / Suzanne Benn, Dexter Dunphy and Andrew Griffiths -- 5. Towards a model governance for sustainability : networks, shared values and new knowledge / Andrew Martin, Suzanne Benn, and Dexter Dunphy -- 6. Financing environmental sustainability : a new role for the law / Benjamin J. Richardson -- Part III. Redesigning governance for sustainability: network, shared values and new knowledge / 7. Sustainability in paradigms and practices at board-level in Anglo American pic / Tudor J. Maxwell -- 8. Codes of conduct as a tool for sustainable governance in MNCs / Krista Bondy, Dirk Matten and Jeremy Moon -- 9. The case of governance for sustainability at IAG / Suzanne Benn, Louise Wilson and Soochen Low -- 10. The civil regulation of corporations : towards stakeholder democracy / Jem Bendell and Aarti Sharma -- 11. The materiality of sustainability : corporate social and environmental responsibility as instruments of strategic change? / Thomas Clarke.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Doing IT better : (nearly) one year on : what have we done, and what next? /

by Lombard, Dean | Stillman, Larry | French, Rebecca.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Council of Social Service 2008Description: PDF.Notes: URL: '' Checked: 2/03/2009 9:58:06 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseSummary: This report is a useful overview of the project summarising the keynote address, presentations and workshop outcomes, especially with regard to the outcomes arising from the case studies and a solid foundation for upcoming work. In particular, there is a wealth of information from both workshop participants and visiting expert John Davies on the pitfalls and promises of developing an ICT-specific skilled volunteering service." -- Doing IT Better websiteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Doing IT better project summary report /

by Stillman, Larry | Monash University. Centre for Community Networking Research | Kethers, Stefanie | French, Rebecca | Lombard, Dean.

Publisher: Caulfield East, Vic. Centre for Community Networking Research, Monash University & Victorian Council of Social Service 2010Description: 28 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2010Summary: "Doing IT Better is a three-year project to build information and communications technology (ICT) capacity in the Victorian community services sector. Community service organisations like government and commercial organisations — are now dependent on ICT systems to support basic organisational functions and service delivery. But limited financial resources and a shortage of ICT skills and know-how in the sector have left most agencies struggling. Improved ICT capacity will enable improve organisational efficiencies, enabling more resources to be directed where it really counts: supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged Victorians via the direct service work and advocacy that is the community services sector's core business." -- Doing IT Better websiteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Fostering enterprise : the innovation and skills nexus - research readings /

by Curtin, Penelope | National Centre for Vocational Education Research | Stanwick, John | Beddie, Francesca | (eds).

Publisher: Adelaide, S.A. National Centre for Vocational Education Research 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: The main impetus for the interest in innovation is that it is seen to improve productivity at the firm level and therefore improved economic prosperity and living standards. This edited volume was commissioned by the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations. The authors contribute a variety of views on innovation from different perspectives. Some of the main themes running throughout the book are reasons for firms innovating, the skills required for innovation and how innovation and skills development is supported by the training system, the firm and government. Innovation is seen as moving beyond research and development, to include new products, services and operational/organisational processes.Availability: (1)

Good to great : why some companies make the leap ... and others don't. /

by Collins, Jim.

Publisher: New York, NY Harper Business 2001Description: xii, 300 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. missing September 2006Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

How the way we talk can change the way we work : seven languages for transformation. /

by Kegan, Robert | Lahey, Lisa Laskow.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA Jossey-Bass 2001Description: ix, 241 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-186) and index. Contents: Introduction: What do you really want . . . and what will you do to keep from getting it? -- Part One: The internal languages : building the new machine -- 1. From the language of complaint to the language of commitment -- 2. From the language of blame to the language of personal responsibility -- 3. From the language of New Year's resolutions to the language of competing commitments : diagnosing the immunity to change -- 4. From the language of big assumptions that hold us to the language of assumptions we hold : disturbing the immunity to change -- Part Two: The social languages : maintaining and upgrading the machine -- 5. From the language of prizes and praising to the language of ongoing regard -- 6. From the language of rules and policies to the language of public agreement -- 7. From the language of constructive criticism to the language of deconstructive criticism -- Part Three: Carrying on the work -- 8. Running the internal languages -- 9. Running the social languages -- Epilogue: Toward the transformation highway : transcending the limits of the Information Age.Summary: The authors argue that one of the main obstacles to organisational change is the third force of dynamic equilibrium, which too often moves things which have changed back to the way they were. They describe the early chapters of their book as the reflective equivalent of an Outward Bound ropes course : a set of personal experiences for readers to explore how they might work against the tendency to prevent or reverse change. Specifically, they suggest how people can move from the language of complaint to the language of commitment; from the language of blame to the language of personal responsibility; from the language of New Year s resolutions to the language of competing commitments and from the language of big assumptions that hold us to the language of assumptions that we hold.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Hypothetical. /

by Denenberg, Steve.

Publisher: 2001Availability: No items available

If only we knew what we know : the transfer of internal knowledge and best practice. /

by O'Dell, Carla | C. Grayson, Jackson Jr.

Publisher: New York, NY Free Press 1998Description: xvi, 238 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-232) and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Improving Indigenous community governance through strengthening indigenous and government organisational capacity /

by Tsey, Komla | Closing the Gap Clearinghouse | McCalman, Janya | Bainbridge, Roxanne | Brown, Cath.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Closing the Gap Clearinghouse 2012Description: PDF.Other title: Closing the Gap Clearinghouse. Resource sheet ; no. 10.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: January 2012 At head of title: Australian Government ; Australian Institute of Health and Welfare ; Australian Institute of Family Studies. AIHW cat. no. IHW 70. Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: Global and local evidence shows that getting governance right is hard work, but critical to improving Indigenous health, wellbeing and quality of life. Good governance is relevant for all seven COAG-endorsed building blocks for overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: early childhood, economic participation, governance and leadership, health, healthy homes, safe communities and schooling. Governance is an issue over which Indigenous communities potentially have significant control, with sound governance structures allowing Indigenous people to effectively make decisions about their long-term goals and objectives for their communities, what kind of development they want and what actions need to be taken to achieve those goals. Good governance is about creating the conditions for legitimate and capable rule and for collective action.Availability: (1)

Inequality in the workplace. /

by Gilley, Tim.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 1988Description: 84 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Is there a role for research in policies and processes? /

by Carter, Jan.

Publisher: unpub. 1990Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: "Address to National Workshop on Research Priorities related to the services and support needs of adults with severe intellectual disabilities and their carers"Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Knowledge, work organisations and economic growth. /

by Arnal, Elena | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development | Ok, Wooseok | Torres, Raymond.

Publisher: Paris, France Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: At head of title:DEELSA/ELSA/WD(2001)4 Distribution date: 29 June 2001 Cover titleAvailability: (1)

Managing in times of change : 24 lessons for leading individuals and teams through change. /

by Maginn, Michael D.

Publisher: New York, NY McGraw-Hill 2005Description: ix, 54 p.Notes: "The employee handbook for enhancing corporate performance"--Cover.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Managing organizational transformations. /

by Perlmutter, Felice Davidson.

Publisher: 1994Description: 12 p.Notes: Rec. no. for book: B6535 indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Managing the new organisation : a blueprint for networks and strategic alliances. /

by Limerick, David | Cunnington, Bert.

Publisher: Chatswood, N.S.W. Business & Professional Publishing 1993Description: xviii, 270 p. Includes indexes.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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