The Performance Project: Performance at the Edge

By Pippa Bourne

When you think about F1 motor racing, what comes to mind? Perhaps you think about the noise of the cars, that powerful deep roar as they whizz around.  Or perhaps you think about the danger, the high adrenaline?  But do you think about all the work that goes into making the cars and the teams work at optimum levels of performance?

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Recession? Is it time to prepare for hard times to come?

By professor mike bourne

The fall in the retail sales figures in May could be a one off blip (or common cause variation) but given the slower growth in on-line sales and the uncertain economic outlook maybe it is time to think again. Retail sales have been a driver of growth in the UK and if they falter with our current politically driven economic uncertainties, we could be in for a shock, or even a recession.

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Elephants & Performance Measurement and Management

By Pippa Bourne

“Performance measurement is really all about finance. Right?”  Someone said this to me recently at a meeting I attended and it made me cringe.

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Turning the dials on women in leadership

By Kim Turnbull James

The Gender Pay Gap data published in April 19 for the second year, showed that although some companies have improved, for many the gap has widened.

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Living with the uncertainty of Brexit - 3 steps to execution

By professor mike bourne

What will be the outcome of Brexit?  We still don’t know and some of the repercussions will run on for years. So what can we do about it? All we can do is what the government is trying to do, that is once we have some certainty we need to execute fast.

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Cranfield refreshes its general management portfolio

By Elizabeth Beales

 

At Cranfield School of Management we have recently refreshed our popular portfolio of general management programmes to meet clients’ changing needs. Watch the video below as Camilla Jonsson, General Management Portfolio Director, describes the recent changes...

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Executive education refreshed

By Peter Chadwick - CEO, IEDP Developing Leaders

Cranfield School of Management, a pioneer in executive education for over 40 years, has recently refreshed its popular portfolio of general management programmes to reflect the learning priorities of client organisations and potential participants today.

Camilla Jonsson, General Management Portfolio Director, describes how Cranfield has shaped its general management portfolio to meet clients’ changing needs...

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How to be a good corporate politician

By Cranfield School of Management

Company politics is all about reconciling diverse stakeholder interests. In this article, Dr David Butcher and Dr Martin Clarke of Cranfield University’s School of Management look at how managers can encourage employees to be honourable politicians.

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A senior executive's guide to managing knowledge

By Cranfield School of Management

Knowledge management can help employees improve, innovate and direct organisations, but it’s an underappreciated practice which is generally approached ineffectively.

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A functional manager's guide to managing knowledge

By Cranfield School of Management

Knowledge management can help employees improve, innovate and direct organisations, but it’s an underappreciated practice which is generally approached ineffectively.

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