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.
It’s easy to forget that people are different, and yet as leaders we tend to deliver the same leadership style that we are most comfortable with or which has worked for us in the past. Unfortunately, some leaders never change and remain locked into a single style of behaviour that can be inappropriate, sometimes trapped in delivering an inflexible leadership style that reinforces micro-management and reduces the potential of the team to innovate and realise their own full potential.Read More »
The question of what makes a good leader is one which continues to interest and debate within contemporary business research and practice. Amongst the multitude of qualities we perceive to be desirable for a leader to possess, credibility is the one most frequently referred to as “the foundation of leadership”. We hope this Hot Topic with stimulate both discussion and self-reflection regarding the ways in which we can all work toward enhancing our credibility as leaders.Read More »
As our business and role progresses, we often have the possibility to meet and work with different people, organisations and stakeholders. This allows us to explore different skills around communication and negotiation, and to benefit from new relationships with other parties. Although we all wish these relationships were ideal, we can find ourselves working with difficult clients and stakeholders. If this is the case, how can we best work with our stakeholders to bring out the best outcomes?Read More »
Throughout history, priests, academics, sages and wisemen have advised leaders on how to lead. How to wield power, conduct yourself with dignity, and inspire love or dread in your people: all these questions have been answered in different ways across the centuries.Read More »