UK: MANAGERS GET THE HUMP.

UK: MANAGERS GET THE HUMP. - It must qualify as one of the most uncomfortable - and expensive - forms of management training. For £10,000, British companies are being offered the chance to send their most valued employees on the first circumnavigation of

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

It must qualify as one of the most uncomfortable - and expensive - forms of management training. For £10,000, British companies are being offered the chance to send their most valued employees on the first circumnavigation of Australia by camel. Managers are invited to join the 18-month, 17,000-kilometre trek for two-week stints. Despite the extreme conditions - desert, jungle and crocodile-infested swamps - leader Alexandra Bannister downplays the dangers: 'They'll have to do no more than a management consultant normally does - familiarise themselves with the operation pretty quick and give good team management.'

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