Apr 18th, 2018

The Next Big Things in the World of Work

Mindful of the momentous – and rapid – changes in the workplace over recent years, mostly thanks to advancing technology, any self-respecting manager and business leader will be anxiously watching for the next “big thing”.

The Next Big Things in the World of Work
Apr 3rd, 2018

Strategic Authenticity – Five Key Issues for Managers

‘Fake news’ – probably the key phrase of 2017 – has re-emphasised the need for ‘authenticity’ at all levels of society. This includes the world of work. Yet strategic authenticity isn’t always a desirable trait in a manager, especially if their natural behaviour is unpleasant. So says Stefan Stern, visiting professor of management practice at Cass Business School, a business journalist and a former Financial Times (FT) management columnist.

Strategic Authenticity – Five Key Issues for Managers
Feb 13th, 2018

Complementing Actions: the Power of Communication

To be an effective leader requires many skills. These will be found in different proportions, depending on the sort of effective leader you are. Yet one skill area in which every effective leader – of whatever type – must excel, is communication. The first step to improving anything about yourself, including your communication skills, is to take what you already do to the highest level.

Complementing Actions: the Power of Communication
Jul 4th, 2017

Revealing the Value of Corporate Learning and Development

Some 84% of senior professionals believe that learning and leadership development programmes have improved their business knowledge, competencies and confidence; 83% believe that these programmes are vital to achieving business goals, and 81% say that executive education/ leadership development is more important than ever.

Revealing the Value of Corporate Learning and Development
Jun 1st, 2017

Issues with the Internet of Things

Issues with the Internet of Things The internet – as we now know it – has been an increasingly key part of our lives since 1995. In those 20 or so years, humanity has changed from being interested in ´mere´ hardware and software [...]

Issues with the Internet of Things
May 19th, 2017

The Internet of Things – and eLearning

First suggested in 1999 and now a growing technological reality, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people, each of which have unique technological identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

The Internet of Things – and eLearning
Feb 22nd, 2016

Doing the Right Things at the Right Time

There’s a tendency to do ‘just-in-case’ training rather than ‘just-in-time’ training. In other words, people are given access to learning materials in case they ever need to know what they’re being taught.

Doing the Right Things at the Right Time