It is almost impossible to underestimate the impact that Australia’s Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation
and Financial Services Industry is already having on the corporate cultures of Australian businesses. The effective management of occupational health and safety (OHS) relies on effective consultation, trust and respect just as does any other element in a company’s organisational culture.
The media on August 13 2018 has been particularly critical of the appearances of representatives of the National Australia Bank (NAB) at the Royal Commission. The evidence of the NAB executives has been surprising and has raised the ire of Royal Commission Haynes. According to The Australian newspaper: