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10th May 2017
Today, it is easier than ever to be distracted—companies encourage it, and we are willing participants. But senior decision makers are no less susceptible than the customers they sell to. This is a big challenge for corporate learning.
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9th May 2017
Modern business faces a paradox. Business leaders say they want authentic, innovative and engaged employees. But by implementing ‘accountability’ mechanisms to achieve this, they end up creating the opposite. This paradox can be resolved by first encouraging a sense of ownership.
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27th April 2017
There are lessons in the Kleinfeld affair that all human resources staff should impress on employees: Don’t write anything you wouldn’t want to see on someone’s blog or in a newspaper.
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26th April 2017
How will Brexit affect the UK's long-term growth prospects? Many key growth drivers will be unaffected by leaving the single market; the disadvantages of doing so may be exaggerated while significant advantages may have been overlooked. This long-term growth model suggests a more optimistic outlook for the UK economy.
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13th April 2017
Employee mental health is arguably one of the greatest challenges facing today’s managers. It covers a wide-range of issues, including crippling anxiety, clinical depression, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. Unfortunately, ignorance, denial and cluelessness is preventing business leaders from seeing, and acting upon, the unvarnished truth.
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