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The Quality of Working Life: Managers’ Wellbeing, Motivation and Productivity

September 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Les Worrall & Cary Cooper The recent economic crisis has created waves of turbulence that have rocked and even sunk many UK organisations. This article looks at the effects of this turbulence on both organisations and, more specifically, on the managers who work within them. Les Worrall and Cary Cooper reveal that cost reduction-driven …

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Changes in Work, Changes in Self? Managing our Work and Non-Work Identities in an Integrated World

September 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership Development, Team Managment, TransformationComments (0)

By Lakshmi Ramarajan & Erin M. Reid Diverse workplaces are challenging the boundaries between workers’ personal and professional lives, as workers today navigate employer pressures regarding who they are and who they can be outside of work. Below,

Leading Teams: Tools and Techniques for Successful Team Leadership from the Sports World

September 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Coaching, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Paolo Guenzi & Dino Ruta Sport can use some managerial know-how, and managers have a lot to learn from the world of sport. Below, Paolo Guenzi and Dino Ruta offer a scheme to link sport characteristics and business variables, discovering how team

Collaborative Creativity: Leading High Performance through Theatre

September 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Quinn Bauriedel & Jeff Klein Like the multitude of teams in any organization, theatre works under tight timeframes, combines many individuals with different talents, and communicates a vision of the world with the intent to attract and transform its

The Daily Practice of Leadership Communication During Times of Change

August 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Terry Pearce In this article Terry Pearce, the author of LEADING OUT LOUD A Guide For Engaging Others In Creating The Future, places authenticity and empathy at the heart of corporate communication. To be an effective leader and build healthier, more

50+20 Management Education for the World: PART 2: Understanding the Core of the Vision

August 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Katrin Muff, Thomas Dyllick, Mark Drewell, John North, Paul Shrivastava & Jonas Haertle This article continues from Part I (in the last issue of The European Business Review) and provides insights into two critical domains of the 50+20 vision: a) the

What is Resilience?

August 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham Can resilience be taught? If so, how? And are some organisations more resilient than others? This article considers how the notion of resilience can inform and energise corporate culture, and how the resilient individual survives and thrives

The 3 C’s of Growth Leadership: Culture, Capabilities, and Configuration

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, People Management, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By George S. Day George S. Day’s new book Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth is an essential guide to building a framework for superior growth through innovation. This article offers a preview on how to boost your innovation

Developing Multicultural Competence

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Luciara Nardon, Richard M. Steers & Carlos J. Sanchez-Runde In our globally expanding economy, it is no longer enough for successful managers to have great directive skills, they must also be able to understand and adapt to the different cultures they

Identity In and Around Organisations

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Majken Schultz & Steve Maguire At the heart of any successful organisation lies a powerful conception of identity: the coherent way in which it presents itself to its stakeholders and employees, containing its purpose, goals and key characteristics.