Tag Archives: innovation

Bradford ‘Management Thinking’ Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Tuesday, June 28, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features Quotas for women on boards Peer learning on the Ideas Bus Robert Peston on the Greek Economy Cutting the cost of an MBA Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY & LEADERSHIP Blog: Will quotas get the… Read More »

How do you measure the long term success of an MD?

Posted by on Monday, May 23, 2011

This post also appears as a guest article on the Chartered Management Institute’s blog. I was recently asked by a potential client to provide some recommendations for the performance measurement by main board members of a newly appointed operating unit managing director.  It would be fairly simple, one would think, just get hold of some… Read More »

Bradford ‘Management Thinking’ Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Monday, May 9, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features How to grow like Apple Tomorrow’s MBA Finance transformation Leaders’ conversation skills Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY Business News Daily: How to grow like the ‘Golden’ Apple Mario Simon, the managing director of Millward Brown… Read More »

Bradford ‘Management Thinking’ Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Monday, April 11, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features The Yorkshire Mafia What stops a business being creative Retail banking It’s not change we fear but uncertainty Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY Sunday Telegraph: Think Tank – Yorkshire Mafia’s opportunities can’t be refused The… Read More »

Bradford ‘Management Thinking’ Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Monday, March 28, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features Corporate legacies What are the key factors for an innovative business? The Budget 2011 Opportunities for sustainable innovation Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY FT Column: Corporate legacies can harm your future FT business blogger Andrew… Read More »

Organisational transformation: 3 key stages for managing change

Posted by on Wednesday, March 9, 2011

In a Dilbert cartoon the eponymous office hero casts his satirical eye over the process of organisational transformation, concluding it is carried out by non-communicative morons.  But are the problems really down to management style and lack of communication or is there a deeper malaise for managers? A major challenge for managers today is lack… Read More »

Innovation - getting your employees on side

Posted by on Thursday, February 10, 2011

Guest blog by Rebecca Ruddock, marketing executive of wewow which makes bespoke and eco-friendly CD and DVD packaging. Wewow has a close relationship with Bradford University School of Management – taking MBA students to carry out projects, going on the School’s courses and using the School’s resources Constant innovation – every employee can deliver Over… Read More »

The dynamic capabilities lifecycle: 2 vital links in the business chain of success

Posted by on Monday, January 31, 2011

As British Airways announced its first profits in two years this autumn, it’s interesting to look at what makes businesses successful and how failing businesses can turn themselves around to re-secure competitive advantage.  Step forward, dynamic capabilities. Dynamic capabilities have become a hot topic in the strategic management and organisational change arenas since the concept… Read More »