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While the end of the year is usually a joyous time when everyone looks forward to the holidays, there is that one dreaded meeting on everyone’s schedules that ruins the cheerful mood of the season—the appraisal. Managers dread giving them and employees dread attending them, but that is only becau...
At first glance, the title of this article may seem redundant, as you may believe that the terms leader and manager are synonyms. However, if you take a moment to think about it, can you come up with certain clear distinctions between the two? For example, when you conjure up a mental image of a [&hellip...
Management Models
Do you see yourself as a good manager but recognise that you could be a better coach? This infographic outlines four simple steps to improve your coaching ability. Click here to download the full size version of the infographic (Image by Management Training Development – please give attribution to ...
Management
Over the last few weeks I have been gripped by the ICC World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh. Being a big England cricket fan, it has been upsetting watching their demise not only in Australia, but in Bangladesh as well. Watching England closely there are many lessons that can be learnt which can also ...
Management
This blog has been inspired by the incredible success of Cirque du Soleil which has become a global phenomenon. With 19 touring and resident performances around the globe, in places like Las Vegas and Tokyo, the company takes in more than $1bn (£600m) annually. Cirque du Soleil realised that circus audi...
Decision Making Skills
Management Decisions
February 11, 2014
I have to say before I start this piece that I have incredible sympathy for anyone affected by flooding or coastal damage in the past few months. The people involved have become increasingly angry at the apparent lack of action from Government Agencies and indeed politicians. The Somerset Levels have bee...