Browsing Month September, 2011

Is it time to let the ladies take over?

September 29th, 2011 // 4:50 pm @

Traditional stereotypes portray women as the more emotional gender, and therefore less able to deal with business decision making under stress. Research undertaken by Dr. Coates, a Neuroscientist at Cambridge University suggests the exact opposite may be true. The doctor’s work looked at traders on various market trading floors and their reaction to success and […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership &Other Thoughts

Caring & Ethical?

September 27th, 2011 // 5:03 pm @

It has become trendy to portray your company as “caring & ethical”, and many companies are pursuing this persona. Sadly this is often pursued more through the use of public relations than actually being either caring or ethical. Companies have paid agencies to come up with trendy sounding names for this new theory of how […]

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Category : Blog &Companies

Carrot or Stick Management

September 27th, 2011 // 4:42 pm @

Recent extensive research commissioned by LRN (www.LRN.com) looked at the style of management within companies from the board room to the shop floor. They broke down management style into three categories: Command and Control – 43% of respondents viewed their organization in this way. Top down / Skilled Management – 54% thought their company had […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Is Style Back

September 25th, 2011 // 3:42 pm @

I want to buy two things, a Fiat 500, and an iPad. I need neither, in fact there is in my life little rationale for either. So why do I want them? The Frankfurt motor show has been on recently, and I watched with interest to hear what people were talking about as the key […]

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Category : Blog &Key Business Success Drivers

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