A theory of expert leadership in psychiatry

Do experts in positions of leadership help improve organisational performance? In this study, Dr. Amanda Goodall's "Theory of Expert Leadership" is applied to the field of psychiatry.

Updated: 04/07/2016
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Why City firms struggle to challenge elitism

Previous studies have shown that elite professional services firms are still failing to employ bright working-class applicants in significant numbers. This new research paper looks at the reasons behind this and their implications for social inclusion.

Updated: 22/04/2016
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Views: 2,199

Competing in turbulent environments: lessons from Formula 1

A panel of academics, journalists and senior industry representatives came together at Cass Business School in February to discuss what Formula 1 can teach other industries about competing, innovation and success.

Updated: 17/02/2016
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You must be joking: the importance of humour in the workplace

In a two-year study of a telecommunications firm undergoing a major and stressful change, it was found that workplace meetings were typically full of laughter. This research examines how humour is one way that people deal with tensions, contradictions and paradoxes at work.

Updated: 21/01/2016
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Views: 1,800

Video Games That Can Improve Your Decision Making in a Single Visit

Biased decision making in any context can lead to negative outcomes. This research demonstrates that a single interactive training session can reduce the propensity for bias, with both immediate and lasting results.

Updated: 20/01/2016
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Managing a Professional Services Firm's reputation - benefits and difficulties

Do professional service firms need to be so concerned with their reputations? We look at the benefits a strong reputation brings, and hint at the difficulties that come with managing it.

Updated: 12/01/2016
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When hard work only goes so far - examining the career experience of BME leaders

Working hard and following procedure will only get so far in a career path to leadership, particularly for BME employees. As this research shows, a grasp of informal processes and relationships is key to success.

Updated: 15/12/2015
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Award winning paper on how small-scale social settings can generate big ideas

Dr Santi Furnari awarded Best Paper by the Academy of Management Review for his research into the environment of "Interstitial Spaces" and the innovative business practices that develop within them.

Updated: 07/10/2015
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What characterises leading companies within Business Excellence Models?

This research looks at what makes a leading company within the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Excellence Model, focusing on those organisations that have been "Recognised for Excellence" status in Spain.

Updated: 10/09/2015
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Views: 2,467