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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 factor of ethical risk remains largely overlooked. Hence, it is critical to address the question of

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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 (0)

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

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