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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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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People tell us that trust in the workplace is a good thing… but let’s be frank, often it isn’t

Guest blogger: Kelly Drewery, Director of Talent Glue and OUBS alumna. In preparing a few thoughts to bring to the next Business perspectives Masterclass in London on The Power of Trust, I’ve been thinking about the value of trust for organisations and the people in them. Trust sounds great for the organisation. It creates value … More People tell us that trust in the workplace is a good thing… but let’s be frank, often it isn’t

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How to effect culture change in financial services

Guest bloggers: Jill Trafford (left) and Natalie Wharton (right) are consultants within Deloitte’s change practice The financial services industry has been dealing with significant change following the banking crisis in 2008 Since then, close scrutiny and countless internal reviews and economic and regulatory reform has result in a wave of change activity across the sector. Banks specifically … More How to effect culture change in financial services

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Business Perspectives event: Change Management Masterclass

“Putting it into practice: the acid test of strategic change” Thursday, 11 July 2013. DoubleTree by Hilton, Tower of London. The OUBS is delighted to announce the fourth event in the Business Perspectives series – a Change Management Masterclass. Led by David Wilson, Professor in Organisation Studies and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship at The … More Business Perspectives event: Change Management Masterclass

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Leadership in Tough Times: Confronting Complexity and Inspiring Hope

I’ve recently moved to the Open University Business School as Professor in Public Leadership so this blog invites you to an OU masterclass I am hosting on 25 April in London, and also gives you some information about what I am up to at the OU. The OU runs a series of events for alumni … More Leadership in Tough Times: Confronting Complexity and Inspiring Hope

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Strategy quarter summary report

We are pleased to publish the second Business Perspectives summary report, which concludes the strategy quarter with cutting-edge perspectives from around the globe. We invite you to download and share the report and send us any comments.  A similar summary report will be available following the leadership quarter. If you would like to contribute your perspective towards … More Strategy quarter summary report

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The many faces of leadership

Guest blogger: John Storey, Professor in Human Resource Management at The Open University Business School, and Chairman of the Involvement & Participation Association (IPA)   The subject of this quarter’s Business Perspective is at once important, simple, complex and controversial. In one sense, the promise (or problem?) of leadership is fairly straightforward. Leadership is often … More The many faces of leadership

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Business Perspectives event: Leadership Masterclass

“Leadership in Tough Times: Confronting Complexity and Inspiring Hope” Thursday, 25 April 2013. Hotel Russell, Russell Square, London. We are pleased to launch our third event in the Business Perspectives series, which focuses on Leadership. The event will explore leadership in the current climate, how best to lead for growth in challenging times and manage … More Business Perspectives event: Leadership Masterclass

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