Category: Management

The American View: Breakfast in Utopia

Author: Keil Hubert

Motivational speakers and leadership coaches exhort workers to pull together for the ‘common good.’ In reality, workers have pragmatic reasons to adopt tribal alliances inside their organisation. Realists must recognise and deal with this if they want to manage interdepartmental... Read more

Making inclusion the everyday

Author: webeditor

Business Reporter guest blogger Nick Matthews calls for UK business to update approaches to diversity and inclusion Is your organisation’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy more about keeping on the right side of legislation than equality? Is your management team... Read more

The case for the workplace professional

Author: webeditor

The story of Britain’s cycling renaissance is well known. Between the first modern Olympics, held in Athens in 1896, and the event in Sydney 104 years later, Great Britain won a solitary gold medal.

The American View: Understanding the Seven Month Itch

Author: Keil Hubert

Strange as it might seem, a new job has a lot in common with a new romantic relationship. As such, business leaders can learn how to improve employee satisfaction and commitment by analysing old romantic comedies. No, really. We could... Read more

Global insurers face quiet strain from hacker ransom demands

Author: Maida

Reporting by Suzanne Barlyn in New York; editing by Steve Orlofsky for Reuters Connect   Global insurers that cover cyberattacks are facing more claims related to ransom-demanding hackers who cripple businesses’ technology systems, and only stop after receiving substantial payments.... Read more

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