2024 Global Human Capital Trends

The latest survey of over 14,000 respondents across 95 countries reveals that a focus on the human factor is emerging as the bridge between knowing what shifts are shaping the future of work and doing things to make real progress. It explores how the more boundaryless work becomes, the more important uniquely human capabilities—like empathy and curiosity— will become.

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A Meta-Analysis of the Relative Contribution of Leadership Styles to Followers’ Mental Health (2022)

This recent global meta-analysis of 53 studies comprising 93,470 participants explores the relative contribution of leadership styles to followers’ mental health. The study found transformational and destructive leadership were the strongest predictors of overall and negative aspects of mental health. In contrast, the strongest predictors of positive mental health outcomes were relations-oriented and task-oriented leadership.

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The Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey (2022)

The health and wellbeing of Australian school leaders is at a tipping point according the the latest The Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey by the Australian Catholic University. The survey of 2500 Principals revealed heavy workloads and lack of time to focus on core responsibilities as the top two sources of stress, followed by the national teacher shortage, and the welfare of staff and students. It includes a series of recommendations for governments, employers, professional associations and school leaders.

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Dad and Partners in Small Business Survey Report

This research explores how Dads and partners in small business manage the transition to working parent, and the challenges in the role of support person for their partner. Key struggles included sleep deprivation, a desire for more time with baby in the first year; and a need for more support and mental health awareness, for themselves and their partners.

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Q&A Blockbuster: Small business and wellbeing

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If you’re a small business owner or support SMEs you don’t want to miss this Q&A blockbuster! With special guests Tim Hoopmann, Speaker, beyondblue and Faculty member Anna Chipperfield, Head of People and Culture, businessDEPOT, we discuss what actions can be taken to support the wellbeing of SBOs and their teams.

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Q&A Blockbuster: How to ‘sell’ the business case

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As we settle into the new year, still faced with a COVID-19 ‘hangover’, employee wellbeing remains front of mind for leaders. However, one challenge still remains….. frustratingly this isn’t necessarily translating into $$ spent for organisations. In this blockbuster with Faculty member Anna-Louise we discuss why many of us still struggle to ‘sell’ wellbeing to decision makers, and how to demonstrate the burning platform for wellness investment.

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