"Quando unisci la cultura della disciplina con l'etica dell'imprenditore, ottieni quella alchimia magica che ti guida, con rapidità ed efficacia, ad una performance straordinaria. Sempre mettendo le persone al centro."
One of the consequences of the focus on global rankings in the Higher Education sector has been the importance that Australian universities place on the attraction of research intensive academics, often from offshore institutions. Notwithstanding this, as we reflect on the past 15 plus years during which we have consulted to the sector, it has been fascinating to watch the evolution of the 'education professional' or 'university administrator'.
In spring 2016, Germany passed a law obligating some of Europe’s biggest companies to have women occupying 30% of their top jobs by next year. In doing so, Germany joined the ranks of several other countries introducing gender quotas in senior echelons.