James Adonis is one of Australia’s best-known people-management thinkers and is passionate about employee engagement. He is the co-founder and managing director of Team Leaders, a company dedicated to developing the best front-line managers. He is the author of three books including his latest, Corporate Punishment: Smashing the management clichés for leaders in a new world.
James Adonis Bob Carr had an obsession for his job - so what's his magic formula for utter devotion to duty?
James Adonis Demanding managers often get a bad rap - but would you prefer to work for a lion or a pussycat?
James Adonis Like Gordon Gekko, many think eating a midday meal is for wimps.
James Adonis Devotees of The International Institute of Not Doing Much certainly think so. Do you agree?
James Adonis Advice for people who would rather eat chalk than turn up and make small talk.
James Adonis Just stretch their stretch targets and out they go. Never mind the fallout.
James Adonis AIG is pushing for the level of English needed to get a 457 visa to be dropped. Should we be worried?
James Adonis Let's face it, they're just slaves of rich corporations that should be ashamed of themselves.
James Adonis If it doesn't meet the stench test, the front page test or the mum test it probably is.
James Adonis Do they really still matter in an online world? Surely most end up in the bin.
James Adonis Is it conceivable for entrepreneurs, rather than employees, to go on strike?
James Adonis Incredibly, what many would consider a dream job tops the list of jobs most vile.
James Adonis There's something missing from the average workplace. Individuality.
James Adonis What can two of the world's most (commercially) successful religions teach us?
James Adonis If you think it's all about working in your pyjamas and knocking off early, think again.
James Adonis A look at research findings into whether flattery actually gets you anywhere.