Intercultural Working webinar – recording available

Our webinar on Intercultural Working took place on 15 July. If you missed it or want to watch again, the webinar is now available to view on demand. Watch the webinar Listen to what our speakers had to say about the issues relating to leadership and management in different multicultural settings, cross cultural coaching and the … More Intercultural Working webinar – recording available

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Leaders still don’t understand culture

Originally posted on http://www.hrmagazine.co.uk Business leaders still lack understanding of what culture is, CIPD chief executive Peter Cheese has said. “Historically we haven’t done a good job of teaching leaders what culture really is,” Cheese said at a recent Leadenhall Consulting conference, hosted by employment law firm Mayer Brown and focusing on the topic of ‘Culture: … More Leaders still don’t understand culture

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Age at Work trend report & webinar

Our latest Business Perspectives trend report looks at our current topic of Age at Work focusing on Multigenerational workforces: leading and managing in a new age. The report considers the wider world of ‘4G’ working, looking at flexibility, environment, mindset, future workforce and learning The pace of business has never been so fast, which is … More Age at Work trend report & webinar

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How to manage multi-generational workplaces?

Guest blogger: Murray Eldridge, Open University MBA Alumnus, Head of Commercial and Operations at Subsea Infrastructure and Director of Actinium CS Ltd. Author of ‘Leading High Performance’. Questions abound around Boomers, GenX’ers, Millennials and how to manage multi-generational workplaces?  We may be forgiven for thinking that this is a new problem of the modern era … More How to manage multi-generational workplaces?

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How can managers effectively harness the human capital they bring to enhance operational effectiveness?

Guest blogger: Gerard McGurk, Open University Business School MBA Alumnus and member of our Alumni Council, Consular Regional Director – Middle East & North Africa at Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The workplace in 2015 is facing a unique opportunity (not challenge) in so far as it will have four generations (or waves) of employees (listed … More How can managers effectively harness the human capital they bring to enhance operational effectiveness?

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Motivating a Multigenerational Workforce in the 21st Century

Originally posted on Longnecker & Associates blog. One of the biggest challenges in companies today is how to successfully motivate employees. No other time in modern history has the corporate landscape been as diverse as it is now with multiple generations coming together in the workplace. There are four unique generations that make up today’s … More Motivating a Multigenerational Workforce in the 21st Century

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Challenges of age diversity at work

Guest blogger: Dr Katrina Pritchard, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies at The Open University Business School. Dr Pritchard will be facilitating our forthcoming Business Perspectives masterclass in London in February. Hardly a day goes by without the UK press highlighting issues associated with the changing age demographics of the UK population. My Open University colleague, … More Challenges of age diversity at work

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Leading and managing in age diverse organisations

Join our latest Business Perspectives masterclass in London on Thursday 12 February 2015 and engage in the debate about issues of age and age diversity in the workplace.  Leading the event is Dr Katrina Pritchard, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies at The Open University Business School (OUBS).  She has a long standing interest in the issues faced by … More Leading and managing in age diverse organisations

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Today’s learning landscape – how L&D is supporting democratisation, creativity & innovation, leadership & change

Guest blogger: Sue Parr, Head of Executive Education at The Open University Business School looks at the business challenges behind the buzzwords. This content first appeared on HR Magazine, an online HR publication for people-focused, forward-thinking, business leaders who want insight into, and examples of, business-contextualised HR to develop high-performing organisations. Many managers are recognising … More Today’s learning landscape – how L&D is supporting democratisation, creativity & innovation, leadership & change

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4 ways to build trust: A billion ways to lose it.

Guest blogger: Richard Byford, Open University Business School MBA alumnus and Director of Stablebridge Ltd, a company specialising in business resilience and repairing broken business relationships. It used to be that you could build your reputation or brand simply by spending money on advertising and clever PR. As long as your name didn’t make it … More 4 ways to build trust: A billion ways to lose it.

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