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Why You Should Get Personalised Clipboards with Jumbo Traditional Clips for your Business

March 11, 2019 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, People ManagementComments (0)

Personalised clipboards could be the next big thing for your company- and we’re here to tell you why. Personalised stationery has been on the rise in recent years. Whether it’s been for school, university or even the workplace, sales for ordinary items with a bit of a twist have been through the roof. Whether it’s …

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Using Technology To Turn The Dial On Inclusion: The Mental Health Opportunity

January 25, 2019 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Coaching, People Management, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Digital TransformationComments (1)

By Barbara Harvey The stigma long associated with mental health challenges is fading. Companies should turn that to their advantage. Technology can help.   Companies increasingly understand the value of having an inclusive culture at work. When a culture

Boost Staff Motivation Levels All Year Round

January 23, 2019 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People ManagementComments (0)

By Aliya Vigor-Robertson The return to work after the festive period can leave many employees struggling to get motivated. The excitement of Christmas is over, New Year celebrations seem a distant memory and many are left contemplating what the year ahead may

Smile, Smile and Be A Leader? Differences in male and female leaders’ use of humour

November 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, People Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Vanessa Marcié and Sucheta Nadkarni While humour can serve as a key to improve work culture and leadership effectiveness, there is a good chance that you are not cracking jokes properly or in a strategic manner, which can be damaging on many levels.

Data to the rescue: Investing in (female) employees

September 18, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, People ManagementComments (0)

By Ineke Ceder and Sumru Erkut Can companies successfully align attention to their bottom line with the current urgent calls for wider diversity and inclusion? The authors argue that thoughtfully collecting data on workplace climate and letting affinity

The Dark Side of Emotional Contagion

July 3, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Alexandra Dobra-Kiel Investment banks – and the financial services industry at large – continue to bear the reputational scares of some high-profile ethical scandals. In spite of numerous efforts for avoiding ethical risk, emotional contagion, a key

Actions, Not Words Yes, Working Parents Can Succeed – And You Can Help Them Do So

July 1, 2018 • People Management, EntrepreneurshipComments (0)

By Daisy Dowling Organisations of all sizes and types struggle with the “working parent problem”: how to retain, and foster best performance amongst the significant percentage of their employees who are raising young children. At the same time, working

Why Forgiveness Should Be Part Of Your Compliance Strategy

May 16, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, People Management, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Team ManagmentComments (1)

By David de Cremer Compliance strategies are integral in creating a trustworthy, high performing and innovative work culture. As such, it is imperative for companies to evaluate the effectiveness of their compliance especially in today’s complex business

Savvy and Skillful: a new look at office politics

April 10, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham Until recently the concept of office politics was exclusively associated with dirty tricks and Machiavellian manipulation. But recently psychologists using the concept of political savvy and political skill have noted that managers can be

Speaking Truth to Power

March 18, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Megan Reitz and John Higgins The need for transparency has never been more important, both in politics and in business. However, new research from Hult International Business School suggests that most leaders are genuinely blind to the fact of just how