Emenex News – 12 October

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:  Great Expectations..? The study and practice of employee engagement (an index of workplace perceptions that are consistently predictive of positive business outcomes [Gallup]) has progressed over recent years, moving from the […]

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Why are high-flyers experiencing such turbulent times?

I recently took advantage of a very competitively priced United Airlines flight to the US after their overbooking of flights ended up in a massive customer relations faux-pas.  You probably viewed the video of security staff dragging a paying customer off their flight in favour of one of their crew that they needed to have in […]

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Emenex News – 28 September

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:  Who Gets the Credit? In an article entitled ‘Get Coaching But Don’t Tell People’, executive coach Debra Benton proposes that all managers should get a coach “But just don’t tell anyone.” […]

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Emenex News – 14 September

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: Learning From our Leaders In an article published this week, The 7 best leaders of the 21st century and what you can learn from them, Paul Russell identifies the seven recent leaders, […]

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The Yin and Yang of Change

In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang describe how seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent. This duality lies at the origins of many branches of classical Chinese science and philosophy, as well as being a primary guideline of traditional Chinese medicine. Yin and yang are complementary forces that interact to […]

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Emenex News – 31 August

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: Links Between Transparency and Employee Engagement This week, the BBC reported that, under a package of government reforms, companies will have to reveal how much more their chief executives are paid compared […]

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Emenex News – 17 August

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: Is Gamification Really Effective in Employee Engagement? An article published HR Zone this week proposes that “if you’ve got a serious engagement issue… you could try making a game of it.” The article goes […]

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Maximising the return on our most valuable assets

Expected to be the Royal Navy’s flagship for the next 50 years, the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, sailed into Portsmouth Harbour having successfully completed its first set of sea trials. Capable of carrying up to forty aircraft, the ship has no catapults or arrestor wires and is instead designed to operate F-35B Lightning II multirole […]

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Emenex News – 3 August

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: Look for Engagement Below the Surface Susan Cain’s book, “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking” tackles the problem that, whilst most organisations are careful to avoid […]

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