Tag Archives: management

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 »

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 »

What Makes a Great Employer? 5 Important Qualities your Business Needs

Posted by on Friday, November 5, 2010

Congratulations to Leeds-based advertising agency, Gratterpalm,  winners of this year’s Best Employer category in the Yorkshire Post’s Business Excellence Awards.  Over the last few years the School has sponsored  this category  and, as chair of the judging panel,  I’ve had the  privilege of visiting many businesses throughout Yorkshire to hear them present on their approaches… Read More »

Successful managers make the wrong decisions

Posted by on Sunday, July 5, 2009

An economist studying the game of cricket has uncovered some important implications for corporate decision-makers. The study in the Economic Journal, examines decisions to bat first in 1,300 one-day international cricket matches. The key finding is teams who win the toss, then consistently and systematically fail to make the correct decision to bat or ball.… Read More »