Author: Caroline Stephens

About Caroline Stephens

With a background in research, succession planning and market mapping coupled with the ability to practice diversity at its best, Caroline combines two very different careers. She shares her technical knowledge and her practical advice in her Reading Room articles.

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The Lessons Behind the Marshmallow Challenge

The Marshmallow Challenge is an exercise in collaboration, innovation and creativity.  The task is simple: in 18 minutes, teams must build the tallest free-standing structure out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of tape, one yard of string, and one marshmallow. The marshmallow needs to be on top. Surprising lessons emerge when you compare…

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Workplace bullying and legislation

In February, Amber Sharp and Wesley Rogers from Marque Lawyers facilitated a lunch time seminar on the hot topic of workplace bullying. In this session we looked particularly at the new Fair Work Commission’s anti-bullying legislation (which came into effect on 1 January 2014) and what this will mean for employees and employers alike.

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