leadership

From the Knowledge Centre

A selection of useful digital and print resources on building effective teams and setting strategy from the AIM Knowledge Centre. Access is free to all AIM Members, online, or at one of our AIM libraries around the country.

By Mary Lou Merven

Articles

Sitkin, SB, Miller, CC, & See, KE 2017, 'The Stretch Goal Paradox', Harvard Business Review, vol. 95, no. 1, pp. 92-99.

Stefanovska, L, & Soluncevski, M 2015, 'Challenges and Problems in The Process Of Strategic Planning in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMES)', Proceedings of the International May Conference on Strategic Management, pp. 211-219.

Bradley, C, Dawson, A, & Montard, A 2013, 'Mastering the Building Blocks of Strategy', McKinsey Quarterly, no. 4, pp. 36-47.

Reeves, M, Love, C, & Tillmanns, P 2012, 'Your Strategy Needs a Strategy. (cover story)', Harvard Business Review, vol. 90, no. 9, pp. 76-83.

Zak, PJ 2017, 'The Neuroscience of Trust', Harvard Business Review, vol. 95, no. 1, pp. 84-90.

Kelly, C, Elizabeth, F, Mishra, B, & Mishra, J 2016, 'Generation Gaps: Changes in the Workplace due to Differing Generational Values', Advances in Management, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 1-8.

 

eBooks

De Kluyver, CA, & Pearce, JA 2015, Strategic Management : An Executive Perspective, First edition, Business Expert Press, New York, New York [222 East 46th Street, New York, NY.

Tracy, B 2015, Business Strategy (The Brian Tracy Success Library), AMACOM, New York.

De Jong, R 2015, Anticipate : The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead, AMACOM, New York.

Blanchard, K 2015, Collaboration Begins with You : Be a Silo Buster, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Oakland, United States.

Hakala-Ausperk, C 2014, Build a Great Team : One Year to Success, ALA Editions, Chicago.

McDermott, LC 2014, Developing High-performance Leadership Teams, American Society for Training & Development, Alexandria, Virginia.

 

Books in print

Brilliant strategy for business : how to plan, implement and evaluate strategy at any level of management

Strategy that works : how winning companies close the strategy-to-execution gap

Business strategy : a guide to effective decision-making 3rd ed.

Execution is the strategy : how leaders achieve maximum results in minimum time

Work with me : how to get people to buy into your ideas

Creating effective teams : a guide for members and leaders 5th ed.

Making the matrix work : how matrix managers engage people and cut through complexity

Managing successful teams

Leadership

It’s still a man’s world, even on International Women’s Day.

It’s still a man’s world, even on International Women’s Day.

This was the verdict of audience at the Melbourne AIM IWD Great Debate, who voted almost unanimously for the positive team’s case that Australia in 2017 is still a man’s world.
This was the verdict of audience at the Melbourne AIM IWD Great Debate, who voted almost unanimously for the positive team’s case that Australia in 2017 is still a man’s world.

leadership

Introducing Insight Edge for 2017

Introducing Insight Edge for 2017

Welcome to the new professional development newsletter.
Welcome to the new professional development newsletter.

team-building

Tools for team-building

Tools for team-building

There are a large range of tools out there to assist with team-building. AIM's Team Management Profile is a tool that addresses the needs of the individual and their team.
There are a large range of tools out there to assist with team-building. AIM's Team Management Profile is a tool that addresses the needs of the individual and their team.

Teamwork

Building high-performing teams

Building high-performing teams

Building teams that are effective and efficient can be a long and complicated process. Make sure you and your colleagues are meeting the most crucial factors of a high-performing team.
Building teams that are effective and efficient can be a long and complicated process. Make sure you and your colleagues are meeting the most crucial factors of a high-performing team.

strategy

How policy can support your strategy

How policy can support your strategy

All organisations need a strategy. But they also need a plan to implement that strategy. Policy is one way to turn your strategy into a reality.
All organisations need a strategy. But they also need a plan to implement that strategy. Policy is one way to turn your strategy into a reality.

meetings

Meetings: Why you're almost always wasting your time

Meetings: Why you're almost always wasting your time

We've all been in meetings that have dragged on and not addressed any of the issues they were designed to solve. If meetings are so often inefficient, why do we still have them?
We've all been in meetings that have dragged on and not addressed any of the issues they were designed to solve. If meetings are so often inefficient, why do we still have them?

decision making

From the Knowledge Centre

From the Knowledge Centre

A selection of useful digital and print resources on decision-making from the AIM Knowledge Centre. Access is free to all AIM Members, online, or at one of our AIM libraries around the country.
A selection of useful digital and print resources on decision-making from the AIM Knowledge Centre. Access is free to all AIM Members, online, or at one of our AIM libraries around the country.

Professional development

Developing Decision Making Skills – A Checklist

Developing Decision Making Skills – A Checklist

Decision making skills enable a manager and leader to consider alternatives and use judgement to choose an appropriate and timely course of action. The checklist below is a numbered guide to ensure decisions ...
Decision making skills enable a manager and leader to consider alternatives and use judgement to choose an appropriate and timely course of action. The checklist below is a numbered guide to ensure decisions ...