Home secretary Theresa May has announced radical reforms to police recruitment. They include opening the role of chief constable to applications from abroad and allowing the direct entry of outsiders to senior ranks. Former Met Police HR chief Martin Ti More...06 February 2013 13:49
Business leaders and senior HR practitioners are "united" on the short-term priority of cost management but opinions differ when it comes to longer-term people issues, according to research published today by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Dev More...22 January 2013 15:46
Effective top-level management requires both empathy with staff and the ability to apply leadership theory to practice. Sarah Witwicka and Anne Harriss explain how this affects occupational health nurses.
Never has it been more important for occupat More...01 January 2013 09:01
Managers who fail to take responsibility, pass on stress, panic over deadlines and tell staff what to do rather than consulting them while doing so unnoticed are just as damaging to organisations as managers with more obviously negative "David Brent-lik More...14 December 2012 00:01
One-third of UK employees are looking for new roles because they are unhappy at work and almost nine in 10 do not feel they receive the training they need to do their jobs, according to research released today.
The findings from business cons More...22 November 2012 16:25
One manager in four has a "catastrophically" bad style of leadership and could be damaging productivity in their teams, a study has warned.
A survey by management consultancy Orion Partners found that 24% of employees thought their bosses were over- More...12 October 2012 13:55
British workers are losing confidence in senior management, according to research from professional services company Towers Watson. The second part of its Global Workforce Study found that only just over half of workers trust the information they rece More...11 September 2012 10:30
HR must help to build a new generation of ethical, self-aware leaders, according to new research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Falling levels of trust as a result of the financial crisis, diminishing respect for More...10 September 2012 17:07 More...16 August 2012 11:04
The UK is at risk of a shortage of leadership talent if it fails to identify and nurture potential leaders for the future, talent measurement company SHL has warned. SHL's analysis of global talent data found that the UK ranks third in the world for More...16 August 2012 11:04
Personnel Today looks at the personal and professional gains from building a good relationship with your boss. Steve Jobs, the late co-founder of Apple, is revered as an innovative genius. But, since his death, it has come to light that he was not kn More...02 July 2012 13:44
The Government should make leadership development a key part of its "skills for growth" strategy in order to improve the UK's competitiveness and boost economic growth, a report has recommended. According to the "Business benefits of management More...28 February 2012 08:46
Given the volatile economic climate, we need to attract and develop a new breed of executives able to cope with rapid, wide-ranging change, believes Chris Welford, director of Serco Consulting.
Attracting, retaining, motivating and developing t More...10 January 2012 00:01
Employers risk losing talented workers to other companies should they fail to tackle distrust in senior management, the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) has warned.
According to the CIPD's quarterly "Employee outlook sur More...26 October 2011 09:59
Three-quarters of workers regularly make decisions that they don't feel they are trained or qualified to make, and nearly two-thirds feel that their managers are unapproachable. These are some of the main findings of a survey released today by the Ch More...17 June 2011 15:54
Lack of communication between senior managers and their wider workforce is leading to low motivation among staff, according to research published today. The survey, by people development company European Leaders, found that more than two-thirds (68%) More...08 June 2011 10:16
Morale in the workplace is getting worse and managers could be to blame, according to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). The CMI's "Spring economic outlook survey" found that 70% of managers admitted that morale in their organisations had got More...24 May 2011 15:13
According to some, public sector leadership and management have been failing for some time. However, what has been all too apparent over the past couple of years is that many parts of the private sector were not performing much better. Until, that More...12 May 2011 12:42
Both David Cameron and Nick Clegg insist that the work of the coalition Government will continue following the result of the alternative vote (AV) referendum. However, although the result may not directly affect the work of the coalition, the way that t More...11 May 2011 13:32
Employee confidence and trust in senior leaders has hit a record low as job security, satisfaction and standards of living fell, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has found. According to the CIPD's spring 2011 Employee Outlo More...05 May 2011 00:00