Nicola Hunt | 22 May 2020
How are small businesses surviving the pandemic, the lockdown and working from home? Over the next few weeks, we’ll be finding out how companies in different sectors are coping.
Nicola Hunt | 19 May 2020
How have companies whose business models were made obsolete overnight managed to ride out the coronavirus storm?
Nicola Hunt | 04 May 2020
As the COVID lockdown continues, a new UK survey finds a-near equal split between positive and negative employee emotions, but with big rises in anxiety and stress and growing fears about finances.
Nicola Hunt | 28 Apr 2020
Most businesses are failing to look after employee wellness while they work from home during the coronavirus lockdown, according to new research.
Nicola Hunt | 23 Apr 2020
Half of those now working from home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are experiencing physical pain due to poor home office set-ups, a new survey has found.
Nicola Hunt | 23 Apr 2020
A sense of isolation caused by a the loss of interaction with work colleagues is one of the biggest issues people are having to deal with whilst working from home.
Nicola Hunt | 20 Apr 2020
Almost seven in ten workers feel they are either more productive or equally productive working from home, but many fear that their employers will probably want to return to the status quo once the pandemic is over.
Nicola Hunt | 17 Apr 2020
The mass move to working from home has exposed gaping holes in companies' cyber security risk management, new research has warned.
Brian Amble | 08 Jun 2016
Managers don’t have any role in creating a sense of meaningfulness at work, new research suggests. But bad management can certainly destroy it.
Brian Amble | 18 Feb 2016
Doing what right - as opposed to what's profitable - isn’t always easy. What’s more, new research has found, ethical behaviour can also have an ugly flip-side.
Isabelle Chaboud | 13 Jan 2016
The oil companies have had to take out loans, slash investment and sell assets to deal with the plunge in the price of oil. At the same time, shareholder payouts have been maintained. But for how long?
Isabelle Chaboud | 04 Dec 2015
The potential merger of Pfizer and Allergan might create the world's largest pharmaceutical company, but it will also make Pfizer the biggest tax deserter in U.S. history.
Jean-François Fiorina | 24 Nov 2015
“France is at war,?President Francois Hollande declared last week after the attacks on Paris. But declaring war is just the start. War requires a a 'war effort', and that raises a host of other questions.
Brian Amble | 22 Oct 2015
Organisations throw billions at leadership development but as a new study highlights, they still seem unable to develop better leaders.
Brian Amble | 06 Oct 2015
Public companies in the world’s leading economies earn an increasing proportion of their revenues from outside their home countries. But does their leadership reflect this global reality?
Brian Amble | 23 Sep 2015
Confident statements from managers can distort the judgement of auditors and lead them to accept explanations at face value, new research has found.
Isabelle Chaboud | 22 Sep 2015
Oil prices today are at the same level as they were in 2009 during the financial crisis. So what are the causes of this collapse - and what might the consequences be?
Dawna Jones | 08 Sep 2015
Agile methodology has the potential to help the entire business culture adapt to uncertainty rather than fight and resist change. But when Agile values collide with traditional management, tension can erupt.
Brian Amble | 25 Aug 2015
Those who try to innovate the most often don’t reap any benefit from their efforts, even when circumstances seem to be at their most optimal.
Brian Amble | 30 Jul 2015
Under-confident negotiators achieve a successful outcome in just one in five of the negotiations they’re involved in, new research has found.