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
Nearly all (94%) HR professionals believe that their senior managers lack essential leadership qualities and require further development, a report by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) has found.
Participants in the ILM survey sai More...05 October 2010 12:57
Across the globe, millions of people will for the next month be transfixed by the World Cup – the most spectacular team competition in the world. But while the exertions of Rooney, Ronaldo, Messi and their team mates will undoubtedly More...11 June 2010 14:13
An ambulance trust has come under fire for spending £10,000 on a survey asking staff how 'cool' they think Hitler was.
West Midlands Ambulance Service embarked on the 'making leadership cool' research project in a bid to promote leadership developm More...11 May 2010 09:22
At Henley, in common with many business schools, we focus on a distributed leadership model – encouraging the development of leadership capability at every level of an organisation, with an emphasis on 'leaders developing leaders'.
I have many More...24 February 2010 16:39
The public sector must radically overhaul traditional thinking on leadership if it is to respond to forthcoming budget cuts, a report has warned.
Workers at every level - not just senior management teams - will need a new set of leadership skills to More...22 February 2010 10:11
Author: Kevin Kelly and Gary E. Hayes ISBN: 0273727532
This book sets out its stall early on - there's a hefty quotation from early 20th century US president Theodore Roosevelt before you so much as reach the contents page. But don't let that put More...03 February 2010 11:37
Employers that operate a target-driven approach to leadership could be shooting themselves in the foot, new research has revealed.
A study of six high-profile employers, including Tesco and Unilever, found that a highly people-centred approach, rat More...15 January 2010 09:22
Jackie Orme has remained defiant that she will keep her bonus this year despite the HR community calling on the boss of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) to give it back.
Personnel Today exclusively revealed last month th More...01 October 2009 14:52
Defra's HR chief has admitted that Whitehall's imminent move to shared services may take two years to become fully operational.
A Treasury report by former Logica boss Martin Read, endorsed in the Budget last month, said up to 30% cost savings cou More...07 May 2009 10:27
With overrunning engineering works and Arctic weather causing massive travel disruption in the first part of 2009, Network Rail CEO Iain Coucher is used to being on the receiving end of criticism. But, he says, he can take it. He talks to Virginia Matthews about his hands-on approach to people management. More...23 March 2009 10:25
"Appalling" standards in leadership and management at an NHS trust has caused needless deaths, it has been revealed. The Healthcare Commission found there was a series of failings at the Mid Staffordshire NHS trust including low staffing levels, in More...17 March 2009 17:19
Under-prepared job interviewers could expose employers to costly legal problems, new research has revealed. Nearly half of UK interviewers could be rushing decisions and forcing errors when hiring, according to a report by business leadership consu More...16 February 2009 11:15
Snowed-in HR director Lesley Cotton got up at 6am last Monday to ensure her business ran smoothly through the Arctic conditions which brought the much of England to a near standstill.
By 7am, she was warning other managers of the dire weather.
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How did you get to where you are now? Having gained business knowledge at Tony Stone Images (TSI), when the company grew I began my post-grad certificate with the CIPD and moved out of sales to set up the HR department. When Getty Images acquired TSI More...06 February 2009 00:11
NHS HR chief Clare Chapman exclusively writes for Personneltoday.com about the importance of leadership in the health service and how it can benefit patients. More...26 January 2009 09:24
The NHS will introduce a new leadership council to help nurture the next generation of senior management. Plans for the National Leadership Council (NLC) were unveiled by health minister Lord Darzi and the chief executive of the NHS David Nicholson y More...20 January 2009 13:30
US president Barack Obama was voted in as the world's most powerful leader after convincing his compatriots that he could rebuild America's self-confidence and bring change.
In defeating two formidable rivals - Hillary Clinton and John McCain More...19 January 2009 11:55
Line managers will come under pressure during the economic downturn, affecting their teams' productivity, an expert warned. Penny de Valk, chief executive of the Institute of Leadership & Management, has warned that managers will ignore their t More...04 November 2008 10:11
For the first time in my 10 years of writing about HR and reward strategies, the subject is at the top of the international political agenda. All because misaligned performance pay has been a major contributory factor in the biggest financial crisis sin More...03 October 2008 16:35