Is Your Performance Management Approach Agile Yet?

As many organisations have moved from traditional development to implementing the principles of Agile development in the delivery of products and services,  so there has been a need to rethink the approach to performance management to complement this shift. The implementation of Agile principles breaks down the delivery of products and services into much smaller […]

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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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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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Knowing what the other hand is doing…

If you have ever had the pleasure of attending Crown Court or Magistrates Court as a victim or a witness, then I am sure that you will find some similarity in the story I am about to tell…. During late July 2014, a child abuse report was made to the police.  I’m not going to […]

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Smartphones and Organisational Change

Ever since Apple launched their first smartphone, I’ve always used an iPhone.  Over the years my home and office have becomes adorned with Apple products – computers, tablets, tv.  Everything ‘just worked’ and I was happy with the closed eco system.  That was until last month when I decided I needed a phone with a […]

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Emenex Weekly News 5th November

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application. Mental Health in the UK The 4th November is National Stress Awareness Day and to celebrate it and build on a news item in last […]

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Portraits of Leadership

I was recently watching a programme on Sky Arts about how an artist captures their subject.  Sue Johnston was the subject in question and as part of the process, artist Christian Hook went to see her in character at a local theatre.  Sue read from a script she was learning, taking on the accent and […]

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Emenex Weekly News 22nd October

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application.   Number of UK businesses hits record levels It’s great news to see so many new businesses being created in the UK, but as […]

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Emenex Weekly News 8th October

Each week we bring you our views on the latest published news and research on the topics of Employee Engagement, Leadership and Motivation, together with some thoughts on their practical application. The Role of Senior Management in Employee Engagement Following on on from last week’s featured research, we have looked deeper and highlighted the role senior […]

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Talent Development, Why England Rugby Got Kicked Into Touch

England are out of the rugby World Cup. The right players, the right tactics, the right manager – all are under intense scrutiny right now.  However, one aspect has yet to come under the same spotlight – the talent the manager (whoever they are) has available.  This has nothing to do with whether the England […]

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