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The Productivity Puzzle: let’s stop being busy!

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Productivity in the UK seems to have stalled.  Our growth today is essentially down to more hours being worked.  However, that is unsustainable over the long term, and it also doesn’t help to grow the standard of living in the UK. So how can we make our workplaces more productive? Recently I went to a […]Read more

Leadership Communications: do it with purpose.

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The Edelman Trust barometer famously shows a fundamental erosion in the trust in business leaders. “Trust levels” for CEOs stand at just 43%. So if a lot of people don’t believe what is being spouted by CEOs, what’s to be done? Rebuilding trust doesn’t of course just depend on words.   Edelman sees it as five […]Read more

Great stories have all the answers…

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A great company narrative answers so many different things… What am I doing here? What’s the meaning of my work? Where’s the organisation going? Will I have a job in five years? Am I likely to get that bonus? How will I be able to develop my skills? Does the organisation care about me? Does it […]Read more

106 seconds with Katherine Bradshaw, Institute of Business Ethics

What’s the role of the IBE? The Institute of Business Ethics was established in 1986 by business to promote high standards of business practice based on ethical values. We do this by raising awareness of business ethics issues through our research and sharing good practice through our network of corporate subscribers and the wider public. […]Read more