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Unlocking the science of behaviour

From Tesco to Fidelity, three ways in which businesses are harnessing the power of behavioural science for business. By Jez Groom and April Vellacott. If you heard that there was a simple way to double your assets under management, would you try it? What if there was a secret recipe for re-designing your communications to […]

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Opportunity in a crisis – a new view of presenteeism

Opinions on working from home and antiquated perceptions of presenteeism could finally be changing as a result of coronavirus, says leadership expert, equality campaigner and author Hira Alie Being absent or working from home is traditionally associated with laziness. There is also a long-standing office culture where the expectation is to not just to show […]

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Key challenges and uncertainties for women

The authors of a recent book explore how business and society can adjust to ensure a more positive future for women. By Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington, April Koury, and Helena Calle of Fast Future In the last 12 to 18 months, the issue of ensuring a truly equal future for women in society […]

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The missing link in Innovation

It is not what you know, its is who you can get to know and how you can leverage your advantages that determines whether you succeed in your innovation efforts, according to the authors of Innovation Capital. Many of those involved in innovation fail to win the funding, talent, technical support or other resources required […]

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Open offices make us more image conscious

Open-plan environments influence the way workers dress and act, says new study Employees subconsciously act and dress differently in modern open-plan office environments, according to a new study published in the journal Gender, Work and Organization. Research carried out by Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Bedfordshire over the course of three years analysed […]

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