Sidney Myer Chair of Rural Education and Communities Newsletter -
VISION AND ORGANISATIONAL LONGEVITY.
Sidney Myer Chair of Rural Education and Communities Newsletter; Prof John Halsey, October 2012.
In September, I spoke at the Frontier Services Centenary celebration conference on the theme of the next 100 years of service - quite a challenge. Frontier Services was formerly the Australian Inland Mission founded by the Rev John Flynn in 1912. The invitation to speak provided an opportunity to think about what contributes to the longevity of an organisation and re-ignited my interest in organisation theory which I have taught in tertiary leadership and management courses...