Is demonstrating agility really ‘weak and wobbly’?

Yesterday saw a classic ‘U-turn’ in political campaigning as Teresa May did a quick 180 on the issue of what has been called the ‘dementia tax’.  Having published their manifesto only 24 hours before, the response to this key ‘vote-losing’ policy saw Prime Minister May announce the revised policy to an excited gathering of Welsh […]

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Emenex News – 27 April

Every two weeks we bring you opinion, news and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Organisational Performance, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Editorial: Leaders’ Influence on Employee Voice Louisa Baczor, Research Associate CIPD, reviews an interesting new research paper, based on data collected from 36 middle managers and 109 employees at 5 IT companies in […]

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Understanding and Reducing the UK Employee Productivity Gap

A recent interview with one of the chief BBC political editors of the highlighted the positive state of the British economy with relatively high levels of employment and positive GDP growth, but emphasized key concerns, particularly as we prepare to separate from the EU, of our worker productivity. Estimates of UK productivity suggest that the […]

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The Importance of the Employee Voice to Sustained Business Transformation

I recently met up with a friend who is the CIO of a large utilities organisation in the Asia Pacific region.  He was in the UK on a business trip as a guest of the professional services organisation that partnered with him through a recent business transformation project,  removing 10% of their cost in a […]

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Emenex News – 30 March

Every two weeks we bring you opinion, news and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Organisational Performance, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Editorial: Transformational Change – Does It Really Matter? There’s nothing new about change. For as long as I can remember the old mantra ‘the only constant is change’ has rung out. But more […]

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Timing Is Everything

May and Sturgeon’s Referendum standoff or visitors to London mown down on Westminster bridge. The news is full of situations where timing is critical. So it is with many other aspects of our lives. For anyone who is a golfer, tennis player, rower or involved in any number of sports and physical activities split-second timing […]

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Emenex News – 16 March

Every two weeks we bring you opinion, news and research on Employee Engagement, Leadership and Organisational Performance, along with some thoughts on practical workplace applications. Editorial: UK Sickness Rates at Record Low This week the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released its latest sickness absence in the labour market data, which looks in detail at the reasons […]

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