Created in conjunction with the Innovation Programmes, our professionally researched summaries of the latest in business and management innovation, drawn from the finest practitioner and academic presses globally, keep you at the forefront of innovation.
Sport and performance psychology has received a growing interest, not only in the sporting world, but also in the world of business. Many of the psychological attributes required for an athlete or team to excel in sport have been regarded as similar to those exhibited in individuals and teams who tend to excel in the workplace. We hope this Hot Topic will capture your interest and get you thinking about how you can harness the power of performance psychology to enhance your own working practicesRead More »
To some degree learning is so commonplace that we assume we know how to do it. And to a certain extent this is true. But are we any good at it? Or do we take it for granted that we know how to learn, unlearn and re-learn? Learning and learning to learn requires conscious effort and in today’s busy world, learning is often one of those areas that gets squeezed out. This month’s Hot Topic explores the importance of developing our learning capabilities for sustainability, staying relevant and buildRead More »
Many managers and leaders remain locked into a single style of behaviour that they have adopted over the years. However, to get effective results for their team and organisation, leaders need to make a conscious decision to manage their own behaviour and adapt their style to the person or process they wish to influence. This Hot Topic explores a key leadership trait to make a bigger difference in the organisation: Adaptive Leadership.Read More »
Within the context of modern leadership practices, the ability to problem solve has come to be regarded as a critical cognitive skill. Through actively engaging in creative problem-solving processes, leaders can identify, formulate and implement strategies to help reduce the likelihood of failure, whilst simultaneously enhancing the quality of individual, team and organisational practices. This Hot Topic will offer you with some food for thought in relation to your own approach to leadership.Read More »