What will supply chains look like in zero carbon Britain?

By Professor Richard Wilding OBE

The policy commitment to make Britain the first zero carbon nation by 2050 has all kinds of implications for supply chains, how they’re set up and run.

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Leadership development - worth the investment?

By Lester Coupland

Here at Cranfield Executive Development, we work hard to ensure that our leadership development programmes consistently deliver the value that businesses both need and expect. We get great feedback from course participants, many of whom are only too happy to tell us about the difference attending Cranfield has made within their business and to their personal outlook and career development.

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True or False? Challenging common assumptions about organisational change

By Steve Macaulay

While working with organisations undergoing change, we have noticed several common ‘truths’, which are often taken as read. In this blog, we look at seven of these and ask ourselves whether they really are the holy grail of successful change management, or whether they might prove pitfalls that can set organisations up for trouble.

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Supply chains and Brexit - To stockpile or not to stockpile?

By Professor Richard Wilding OBE

The initial flurry of advice from Government to businesses suggested stockpiling after Brexit would be a ‘good thing’. Now there’s an edgy silence - suggesting there’s even doubts over how pro-active supply chains ought to be.

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Multi-Omni Channel Retail Supply Chains

By Professor Richard Wilding OBE

Multichannel and Omni channel supply chains - what are they and what is the difference?

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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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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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