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Joanne-Regan Iles

Making Employee Engagement a core Business Focus

In 2019, Glassdoor chief economist Andrew Chamberlain predicted that the 2020’s would be a “culture-first” decade, during which leaders will make employee engagement a core business focus. But how can a culture-first organisation really be achieved? The rules of engagement ...

Article by Joanne-Regan Iles March 26, 2020

Nick Hobden

‘The silent epidemic’ - Mental health in construction

The construction industry is an almost perfect example of the difference by which society, as a whole, perceives and treats physical and mental health.  Physical health is of upmost importance, signs everywhere reminding people to wear the appropriate ...

Article by Nick Hobden May 14, 2019

Alison Hallett

How to increase diversity in the workplace

Diversity in the workplace matters. Although organisations have different drivers and methods for improving inclusion, it makes sense that diversity should not simply be a measure of different characteristics such as race, gender, and disability, ...

Article by Alison Hallett June 25, 2019

Miti Ampoma

To mitigate the impact of artificial intelligence we must harness the power of emotional intelligence

One of the most recognised interpretations of emotional intelligence (EI) is that of the American author and science journalist, Daniel Goleman. He describes EI as how we use a combination of self-awareness, self-management and empathy to build and ...

Article by Miti Ampoma January 21, 2020

Niall Cluley

The importance of embedding values into everyday behaviour

How many of you have heard people describe their company values as merely ‘posters on a wall’? But if all you do is print them on a poster, then that’s probably all they ever will ...

Article by Niall Cluley February 7, 2018

Jenny Merry

Why having an agile business culture is vital when it comes to crisis management

As coronavirus strengthens its grip on business and societies around the world, it is worth considering how crucial agile working is when it comes to effective-crisis management. Just a few months ago, hardly anybody outside the scientific community ...

Article by Jenny Merry March 4, 2020


(Realizing the Vulnerabilities & Pitfalls for Charting Successful Initiatives)

Taking decisions is a natural consequence of being confronted with tantalizing situations and organizations are routinely expected to make sound judgments for ensuring the efficacy of their business practices, especially, to placate the key stakeholders.  ...

Article by Murad S. Mirza August 1, 2018

Cinthya Quijano

Cultural Change is in Every Change

I’ve always loved Darwin’s quote as I believe it is so true for organisations as a whole. The one’s that thrive are most adaptable, and actually in the world we live in today it is ...

Article by Cinthya Quijano March 8, 2018

Louisa Weinstein

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - Conflict Resolution

The biggest problem with Conflict Resolution Strategies in any workplace is that they do not exist.  Most organisations have operated on the reasonable basis that a Disciplinary and Grievance Process is enough.  Coupled with that ...

Article by Louisa Weinstein August 21, 2018

Kirstin Furber

How is Human Resources Evolving?

We used to be called Personnel and be responsible solely for ‘pay and rations’ as an old boss used to say to me. With the challenging economic and political environment, technological innovations, organisations want more from the people ...

Article by Kirstin Furber March 26, 2019