Resilient organisational cultures don’t just happen by chance; so are you developing your leaders to create one?

By Lester Coupland
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Key Practices of Presence

By Dr Diana Theodores

Presence is about being present

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Supply Chain Leaders - Are you ready to share leadership?

By Professor Richard Wilding OBE

Make a Google search for images of ‘leadership’ and see what the word still implies: there’s one person at the front of the spearhead, at the top of the triangle; one leader fixing the direction and pulling the rest along with them. It’s an idea that been embedded into our thinking of managers since the 1980s - and I should also say, instilled over the years by business schools - as the ideal to aim for.

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High Performance Leadership: promoting executive leadership

By Cranfield School of Management

For almost two decades, Cranfield’s High Performance Leadership programme has revolutionised the way leaders achieve results within their organisations.

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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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Make strategy that's powered by ethos

By Dr Dominik Heil

Stepping up to being CEO, or any strategic role for that matter, is daunting and disorienting. Suddenly the organisation that looked straightforward enough when it came to running routine tasks and deliverables becomes a confusing mystery.

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How to unlock hidden high performance

By Dr Dominik Heil

Large scale organisations are all around us, having such a profound influence on our lives, and yet, they aren’t what we think they are. This becomes an essential problem for anyone taking on a new leadership role. What is this ‘thing’ they’re supposed to be shaping and providing direction for?

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“How learning to delegate allowed me time to focus on the bigger issues’’.

By Cranfield School of Management

Trust. Now there’s a scary word, right? Trusting other people to do what you know you could do well, but shouldn’t be focusing your attention on right now. Trusting your team to carry out tasks for which they are trained and equipped, but of which you feel strong ownership. It’s not easy.

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Leadership for Next Generation Supply Chains

By Professor Richard Wilding OBE

Leadership is all about people aiming to create direction, alignment and commitment within a team. Being an effective supply chain leader is becoming increasingly challenging because a company’s supply chain has to operate in two ways simultaneously to be effective.

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