Senior management development

Is ethical leadership under threat from populism?

Ethical leadership, fairness and equality are seen as vital qualities for successful organisations. But in the age of populism what if leaders no longer buy into this?

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Mentoring gap opens up between demand and provision

10 Jun 2019

Only 13% workers in the UK have a mentor despite employees highly valuing mentoring opportunities.

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Succession planning: how professional services firms can avoid talent drain

5 Jun 2019

Almost all organisations have felt the effects of record employment on recruitment, which is why supporting existing staff to move...

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Poor management has led to spike in stress absence

9 Apr 2019

Stress-related absence has increased for two-fifths of organisations in the past year, according to new research from the CIPD and Simplyhealth.

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McLaren Group takes chequered flag for Excellence in Learning and Development Award

21 Nov 2018

McLaren’s online learning platform put the engineering and motorsport company in pole position for the Excellence in Learning and Development...

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Sadiq Khan launches ‘Our Time’ female talent development scheme

15 May 2018

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a “landmark” initiative to get more women into senior roles and help...

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Managers ‘unwilling’ to be seen as apprentices

6 Mar 2018

Most employers feel that middle and senior managers would be unwilling to be seen as an apprentice, meaning that businesses...

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Skills gap will worsen after Brexit, say employers

6 Feb 2018

Half of employers believe Brexit will exacerbate the shortage of skilled professionals in the UK, according to new research.
Two...

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Five ways men feel alienated by gender diversity debate

20 Jan 2017

As the requirement for gender pay gap reporting approaches, more men are engaging in gender issues – some better than...

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Finance firms commit to 50/50 gender split in senior roles by 2021

11 Oct 2016

Thirteen finance companies, including Legal & General and Virgin Money, are aiming to have complete gender parity in senior roles...

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“If you don’t like it here… f*** off”, and other management traits

24 Nov 2015

It might sound aggressive, but an “in-your-face” management style can work in certain environments. But which management traits help to...

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Learning to be assertive: Finding the balance between aggressive and submissive behaviour

23 Jun 2015

Assertiveness can make or break social situations, whether we are dealing with people one-to-one or in groups. Chris Croft discusses...

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Dealing with conflict in the matrix

20 Sep 2013

As “matrix” management replaces more traditional top-down organisational structures, it can create new people-management issues. Chief executive of Global Integration Kevan Hall explains...

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A slice of HR at Pizza Express

19 Aug 2013

As HR director for one of the UK’s most-loved brands, Amanda Underwood is helping to create a recipe for high...

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The state of leadership today: improving leaders to boost the bottom line (webinar)

6 May 2013

Available on demand
In this Personnel Today webinar, in association with Hay Group, consultant Melody Moore shares research on the...

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