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Opportunity in a crisis – a new view of presenteeism

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....

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Key challenges and uncertainties for women

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...

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Unlocking the science of behaviour

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...

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The missing link in Innovation

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...

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Open offices make us more image conscious

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...

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Innovation Capital

Innovation Capital

The Association was delighted to have Curtis Lefrandt visit from London to speak on Innovation Capital. Published by Harvard Business Review, Lefrandt's book Innovation Capital: How to Compete and Win Like the World’s Most Innovative Leaders features case studies with...

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Speak Up! with Megan Reitz

Speak Up! with Megan Reitz

The Association hosted a virtual event in September with Professor Megan Reitz from Ashridge Business School in the UK.  Reitz's latest book is called Speak up – say what needs to be said and hear what needs to be heard which has been described as a ‘how-to guide to...

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The future of work

The future of work

We were delighted to have careers expert Ciara Garvan as host of a virtual event on The Future of Work. The Future of Work as a topic has accelerated due to the pandemic. Hot themes such as remote working and flexible working are no longer trending but realities we...

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Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Most Diversity and Inclusion initiatives are developed to comply with corporate governance and self-regulation (often under the heading “Corporate Social Responsibility” or CSR). But most fail to move the needle and are just a box check. At a webinar in June, expert...

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Setting up teams for success

Setting up teams for success

Experienced executive and team coach Isolde Norris shared her insights at a webinar in September on a compelling question that all organisations grapple with - what makes teams effective in the workplace? Often when there is a problem in teams, personalities are...

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