On losing and regaining sense

By Ibrat Djabbarov

I like watching how my kids with a few toys in their hands, and their imagination at play, can create elaborate battles with sophisticated plots. Sometimes I get invited into their imaginative arena to join their forces to fight the enemies. Today we are all invited to fight an enemy we can’t see, but we have given it a name: COVID-19 (or more accurately SARS-CoV-2).

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What people need right now from their leaders

By Sophie Bennett

Wherever in the world you live and work, we are all in a scary place right now. More than ever, people are looking to their line managers, leaders and colleagues for guidance on how to cope with change and uncertainty.

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Responding to the Coronavirus Crisis: A Strategic Approach to Building and Strengthening Organizational Resilience

By Professor David Denyer

Professor David Denyer ▪Professor▪Speaker▪Leadership Development▪Management Consultant▪Coach ▫Implement a strategic approach to enhancing Organizational Resilience▫

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Marketing in this Covid-19 driven recession

By Professor Malcolm McDonald

Professor Malcolm McDonald offers these thoughts during these difficult times in order to encourage all those of us who are intensely worried by the effects of the COVID-19 driven recession.

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Was your supply chain prepared for Covid-19?

By Professor Richard Wilding OBE

Coronavirus (Covid-19) measures are seizing up the global supply chain and have become an emergency for board executives. Once more, the lack of risk management, resilience and agility in supply chains has been exposed. The argument for greater automation becomes stronger.

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How has the role of the IT leader changed in current times?

By James Lawrence - extract from #PTK Pass the Knowledge

IT leaders have never been more essential to the success of any organisation – or had more demands heaped upon their shoulders. So how is the role changing? And what are the skills required to step up to the challenge?

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Why professional development should be in your 2020 New Year's resolutions

By Cranfield School of Management

*Originally published in December 2018. Updated for 2020.

Henry Ford is credited as once saying: “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” Now, we’re not suggesting that ongoing training and development is some kind of elixir for youth, but it is true that you should never stop learning: professional development should be an ongoing process throughout your career.

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Advance your career: How to go from middle weight to heavy weight in 2020

By Cranfield School of Management

*Originally published in December 2018. Updated for 2020.

Moving up in your career can be more difficult the higher up the career ladder you rise. At lower levels, progression is almost a given with solid effort and time, but something changes at the higher levels.

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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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