How can we develop women leaders in aviation?

By Antonia Molloy

Across the board, women in leadership are underrepresented. While the number of women in leadership positions has increased, there still remains a long way to go. According to research by Grant Thornton, the percentage of businesses around the world with at least one woman in senior management has increased significantly, rising from 66 per cent in 2017 to 75 per cent in 2018. However, at the same time the proportion of senior roles held by women has marginally declined. Grant Thornton...

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7 steps to retaining talent

By Cranfield School of Management

An organisation can’t function without its people, so retaining talented employees is essential to its success.

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Technology - past, present and future

By Dr Robina Chatham

I feel privileged to have lived in unique times. As someone born in 1956 I have witnessed the introduction of computers. At school I used logarithmic tables, during my first year at university I used a slide rule, and by my second year hand-held calculators had just become affordable.

 

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Learning from others across different industries widens your perspective

By Cranfield School of Management

More executives than ever are recognising the impact that marketplace disruption has on their business. 

The only problem is, many organisations are also struggling to provide the necessary exposure to diverse perspectives, which play a strong role in nurturing the capability to think outside the box.

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Being a leader within an organisation has never been more challenging - Time for a new approach

By Kate Lowry

 

The role of a leader inside an organisation faces a rising tide of challenge greater than ever before. The need to achieve more with ever less resource has become a ‘New Normal’.

 

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Why are women more anxious asking for pay rises?

By HR Magazine

 

Techniques to overcome anxiety can help but organisations must also look to structural issues holding women back.

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What is good leadership?

By Dr Dominik Heil

 

When it comes to leadership practice, developing the capability for leadership starts by helping those with leadership responsibilities build a rich understanding of what leadership actually is. So what is leadership?

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Barclays and Cranfield lead the way with first UK bank Master's Apprenticeship

By Cranfield School of Management

Cranfield University has partnered with Barclays to launch a Master’s Apprenticeship in Leadership, making the bank the first of its kind to offer this level of apprenticeship.

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Leadership resilience in a VUCA world? This time it really is all about you

By Dr Ido van der Heijden

 

VUCA, which stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity andAmbiguity, is a mnemonic coined by the US Army War Collegein the early 90s that is becoming ever more commonplace andpopular. In leadership and management circles it is used todescribe environments or contexts which have qualities thatmake traditional ideas and approaches to leadership unsuitable.

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Ten tips to help you decide if a non-executive director role is right for you

By Professor Ruth Bender

In these days of portfolio careers, more and more people want to become non-executive directors (NEDs). It’s a crowded market and a role that doesn’t suit everyone.  

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