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 It's time to feed the company policy manual to the shredder.
James Adonis Why is it that some leaders get away with publicly insulting their employees?
James Adonis Australia does not fare well in a new report on corporate bribery.
James Adonis Is it ok a majority of employers say they prefer employees to be male and single?
James Adonis Half of all apprentices fail to complete their training. The question is, why?
James Adonis There's a distinct possibility the Coalition will scrap overtime - is this a good idea?
James Adonis No-one can stop progress - just ask Holden - but is globalisation good for Australia?
James Adonis A fair response when the boss gets a raise after making a loss?
James Adonis How's the Australian workplace going to look in 2030? Fat, according to new research. So what are going to do about it?
James Adonis They do when they save lives. “Let’s eat, grandma” versus “Let’s eat grandma”, anyone?
James Adonis Is HR just the department for smiling assassins?
James Adonis They are everywhere. They can't help themselves and they can't be cured. But you still have to put up with them.
James Adonis Many businesses won't recruit people with a criminal record.
James Adonis How can you attract top talent to your business?
James Adonis If your office kitchen is a tip, chances are your work is rubbish too.
James Adonis Dreaming of taking out your revenge on the boss? Join the queue.
James Adonis You may think you're powerful but your tantrums and terrorism don't get you anywhere.
James Adonis Is swearing, godbothering and baby talk acceptable office behaviour?
James Adonis Paper was supposed to go the way of the typewriter. But it's being used more than ever. Why?