The message of #MeToo – sexual predation will no longer be tolerated – is an implicit warning to a wider circle than those guilty of making unwelcome sexual advances. The demand for sexual favours by those with power over others has a long history – the infamous Hollywood casting-couch is an example. Suddenly, with the […]
Organisations present a range of loyalty requirements of their staff. Loyalty to the organisation – represented by culture, ethics and institutional goals – bosses, customers…
A mantra for those at work to focus on: in competence we trust …and at all times keep a careful eye on your umbrella.
…don’t say something stupid to make the situation worse.
Roman leaders and East India Company managers… their perceived disadvantages, poor communications, difficult travel and limited technology worked in their favour
There are varied definitions of management. This is the one I prefer: managing is motivating and directing a group of people to work together in pursuit of a common goal or outcome.
choose carefully your employer or you will find yourself in front of an audience talking a load of leverage.
Corporate bodies are not monoliths, single organisations with common purpose, views, policies and attributes that define them both for their members and their external audiences. The monolith is however a necessary myth. Consider Apple. Any customer, actual or prospective, will have a view of the company that may focus on the design of their products, […]