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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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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Inclusive Talent Management: Learning from HSBC

By Kim Turnbull James

In a recent article in Developing Leaders, my colleagues Susan Vinnicombe, Hilary Harris and I discuss how organisations can successfully become more inclusive when it comes to promoting talented women into senior roles.

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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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Developing Impactful Career Transitions: Launch Event Review

By Cranfield School of Management

In February 2019, we invited HR and L&D professionals responsible for investing in the development of their organisations' high potential employees to join us at Chelsea Football Club to explore Cranfield's new General Management portfolio, meet our tutors, and learn how to align the different development pathways with the specific needs and challenges embedded within their own organisational context. 

 

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First impressions of Cranfield's refreshed General Management portfolio

By Cranfield School of Management

February 2019 saw the launch event of Cranfield's refreshed General Management portfolio at Chelsea Football Club. 50 HR and L&D professionals came together to explore the new courses, meet the tutors, discuss how to invest in the development of their organisations' high potential employees and learn how to align the different development pathways with the specific needs and challenges embedded within their own organisational context. 

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Why business must act now to prevent a worsening global talent crisis

By Professor Emma Parry

In workplaces around the world, great talent is getting harder and harder to find. The latest statistics show that, as technology continues to transform organisations and skills-needs are changing rapidly, global talent shortages are reaching new heights.

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Lessons for Leaders

By Dr Ido van der Heijden

“An unexamined life is not worth living” Socrates

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