News & Events

Published on 17 Oct 2017

Shaun McCarthy was featured in an opinion piece in the Australian Financial Review commenting on aggressive cultures and the lack of diversity inside the Finance Industry.

Published on 13 Oct 2017

Yarra Valley Water featured on HR Daily - "Case Study: Transforming a struggling culture"

Published on 13 Oct 2017

"The parallels to our journey as a leader are uncanny and there is a great deal of literature out there about what makes a great leader." David Byrum shared his "Seven Cs of Leadership"

Published on 28 Sep 2017

Shaun McCarthy reflects on "Culture: How we do it around here" in ABC interview with Richard Aedy.

Published on 20 Sep 2017

Mary Lemonis, vice-president of human resources at Campbell Arnotts, talks about vulnerability and how this can be an indicator of those who will do well in the corporate world. 

Published on 15 Sep 2017

Videos and presentations from our 2017 Culture and Leadership conference: "The One Thing I Wish Everyone Knew About Culture..."

Published on 14 Sep 2017

Congratulations to our Australian, 2017 Culture Award winners. The Culture Transformation and Sustainability Awards recognise organisations which have created a Constructive Culture or sustained a Constructive Culture on a subsequent remeasure using the Organisational Culture Inventory® (OCI). This year we are pleased to publicly announce eight award winners:

Published on 14 Sep 2017

Shaun McCarthy Opinion Piece on the state of the Finance Industry. This piece was featured in the Daily Telegraph and Herald Sun

Published on 15 Aug 2017

In order to best set you up for success, we've created a new resources section within the Accredited Login section of the website. The resources section contains some of the most common requests we get - all newly created or updated.

Published on 01 Aug 2017

We examine both Culture and Climate (engagement) and present a systematic way of measuring and changing employee experience within organisations in Australia and New Zealand.

Published on 27 Jul 2017

Our consultant, Neil McGregor, has been awarded the Prime Minister’s business scholarship. Neil will Neil attend the Harvard Business School, Advanced Management Programme in order to expand his knowledge on developing innovative business models.

Published on 26 Jul 2017

There has been a lack of clarity around the role of the Board in organisational culture – particularly in terms of governance and management. But there is little doubt that Boards play a pivotal role in developing and changing an organisation’s culture.

Published on 29 Jun 2017

Join us for our 19th Annual Australian Conference on Culture and Leadership - together we can 'change the world one organisation at a time®'

What's the one thing you wish everyone knew about culture?

Published on 16 Jun 2017

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the relevance, usefulness, and importance of L/I and M/I both across as well as within different countries.

Published on 13 Jun 2017

More and more we are being asked about the role of the Board of Directors in the management of organisational culture – regarding the impact the Board has on culture and how the Board can help shape a desired culture. 

Published on 13 Apr 2017

Human Synergistics' individual, team and company culture diagnostics are recognised within the Australian HR Institute (AHRI) Practising Certification Program (APC).

Published on 04 Oct 2016

Regardless of what an organisation’s strategy is, it can only be successfully executed if the organisation’s culture supports it. In this paper, Shaun McCarthy looks at how an organisation’s culture can limit innovation and what the requirements to build a culture to achieve innovation.

Published on 04 Oct 2016

Everyone’s talking about organisational culture, but many don’t really understand what it is…or isn’t. In this paper, Shaun McCarthy defines the true meaning of culture and how we can see it play out within organisations. This paper looks at how we can “see” our organisations culture and whether it can be changed.

Published on 04 Oct 2016

Human Synergistics’ global vision is: To Change the World—One Organization at a Time®. For over 35 years we have been working with individuals, groups and organizations in Australia and New Zealand towards achieving this goal.

Published on 04 Oct 2016

The 18th Annual Conference on Culture and Leadership attracted over 1400 attendees across Melbourne and Sydney. It showcased the impact leaders have on the culture of an organisation and the impact this culture has on them a leaders.