Category: management

The feelgood factor

Author: webeditor

High-performing leaders are making work a more rewarding experience on many levels, understanding how to put people at the heart of their vision and enabling them to use their talents to achieve it, says Paul Devoy of Investors in People.... Read more

The American View: Consider the Guardians

Author: Keil Hubert

Some people will fight to the death to prevent having their minds changed. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger laments that working in Security Training requires you to gingerly suppress users’ instinctive emotional defences before you can get them to change their... Read more

The American View: Custer’s Last Sandwich

Author: Keil Hubert

Generations of young businesspeople have been indoctrinated to believe that ‘management’ is the opposite of ‘leadership.’ Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger argues that this is a baffling misunderstanding of what management is and how it works in the business world. The... Read more

Workplace sexual harassment

The American View: Fixing What’s Bro-ken

Author: Keil Hubert

The military needs to learn at least one lesson from the private sector. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger argues that some mature private sector companies’ approach to addressing sexual harassment needs to be adopted … everywhere. Over dinner last night, one... Read more

The American View: The Most Dangerous Shame

Author: Keil Hubert

Why all this talk of learning from the defence sector? Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger argues that the private, public, and defence sectors all have best-practices that can, should, and sometimes must be shared. I believe that the corporate world can... Read more