Tag Archives: communication

Searching for the meaning of talent in Mykonos

Posted by on Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Mykonos is the Greek party-island, famous for its night clubs and beaches. But they didn’t do much business in the third week of May this year. The boats and planes arriving at the gorgeous island didn’t disgorge hordes of trendy teens and 20-somethings intent on a good time. Instead, scores of business school academics disembarked,… Read More »

The role of HR – and an MBA – in organisational transformation

Posted by on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Guest blog by Helen Taylor, Organisational development Manager at Damart, a leading brand in clothing for the senior market. Helen has signed up to start an executive MBA at Bradford University School of Management, starting in September and is sponsored by her employer, Damart. The role of HR is evolving all the time and there… Read More »

Nigeria: The need for good communications in labour relations

Posted by on Tuesday, February 7, 2012

I was recently working in Nigeria. On the way there, my flight was delayed because of a general strike in that country.  Eventually, I arrived on Monday evening (a day later) and was greeted with the good news that the strike was over. The impact of unexpected timing on big changes The reason for it… Read More »

Let’s not blame it all on Hayward… where was the PR?

Posted by on Friday, August 6, 2010

Well, it was bound to happen, he’s gone, Tony Hayward has left BP as Chief Executive and everyone can now breathe easy. If only PR was so simple. Scandalous payoff? Firstly those who pushed for his removal from office are now equally troubled by the size of his payoff. Payoffs are big news! He’s taking… Read More »