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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 politically aware and astute as well as behave ethically to achieve goals. The savvy manager is

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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

What really matters to Gen Z? Workplace tech or the team around them?

February 7, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People ManagementComments (0)

By Tony Bailey As students get their A-level results and graduate from university this summer, a new tranche of young people will enter the workforce. So what do their prospective employers need to do to attract and accommodate the best and brightest

How to Negotiate Effectively in Different Cultures

January 20, 2018 • Global Business, People ManagementComments (0)

By Guido Stein and Kandarp Mehta In a globally connected world characterised by diversity, there exist different approaches towards negotiation, which are dependent on people’s respective culture. In this article, the authors discuss the significant impact

Tolerating Failure: A Key to Creating Sustainable Business

January 17, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By CB Bhattacharya, Ernesto Ciorra and Joanna Radeke Best-in-class companies galvanise their workforces to serve a larger purpose – creating a better world. They empower employees by providing leadership support and a sense of psychological safety. We

What’s Your Superpower?

November 24, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, People ManagementComments (0)

By Lauren Noël and Christie Hunter Arscott Imagine you enter an interview for a job and an executive asks you: “What’s your superpower?” How would you respond? Your answer would require the insight to know how your differentiators contribute value to

Organisational Vitality: The Life Line for Your Company

November 13, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, People Management, David De Cremer on Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By David De Cremer Where do you see your company many many many years from now? In this article, David De Cremer tells us the importance of passion, energy, company culture and more in cultivating organisational vitality. Where best to learn than from global

Why Reward for Performance Fails to Deliver

September 13, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Finance & EconomicsComments (0)

By Jonathan Trevor Blind conformity can be very dangerous especially when it comes to managing your company’s talent. In this article, the author elaborates on why and how reward for performance fails to deliver its objectives, how there is no one size fits

GLOOM vs. BLOOM OF THE FUTURE OF WORK: Can We Chart A Positive Roadmap?

August 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, People Management, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Future of BusinessComments (0)

By Mario Raich, Simon Dolan, Dave Ulrich, and Claudio Cisullo As the digital era is continuously in its process to ripen, discussions of destructive unforeseen scenarios are always on the picture especially in the aspect of work. In this article, the authors

The Art and Science of Negotiating a Job Offer

July 4, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Guido Stein and Kandarp Mehta In every professional’s journey, there are those defining moments which can change one’s entire career. In this article, the authors elaborate not only the strategies involved in job offer negotiations, but more