Emenex News – 22 June

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: New Apprenticeship Funding Rules: a Boost for Small Business Last month (May 2017) the new rules for apprenticeship funding came into force. The ILM reported on the changes here, from where you […]

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Building Authenticity into your Leadership Pipeline

I recently met with a friend who recommended a HBR article on developing talent entitled “The Talent Curse,” (Petriglieri and Petriglieri, May-June 2017).  I read the article with interest as it highlights the curse that so often comes for those that are selected for a leadership fast track programme in that it can have the […]

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Emenex News – 8 June

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: Simply Saying ‘Thank You’ Could be the Key to Employee Engagement in the UK A report published recently revealed that over half of UK workers would prefer to be thanked by their […]

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United we Stand

The terrorist attacks that happened in Manchester and London have seen both the worst and best of human behaviour as individuals have sought to break a people in their so called ‘religious cause,’ so we have seen a coming together of so much good as the crisis unfolded and then as the victims emerged. While […]

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Emenex News – 25 May

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. Blog: 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 Social ‘dementia […]

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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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