Emenex News – 29 November

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: Dealing With Change in a VUCA World The environment in which we live and work is said to be VUCA, marked by characteristics of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. The term isn’t […]

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Pulling the UK out of the Productivity Nosedive!

Once again the issue of UK productivity has raised it’s painful head. With the 2017 Budget came the news from the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) that the UK economy will grow by less than 2% in each of the next 5 years – the worst forecast since 1983. Underpinning this is an even more […]

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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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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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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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How Change Management is Improving Business Performance

Just as the appearance of dark clouds over the British  summer landscape causes us to grab a brolly or head indoors, so the delivery of Software as a Service (SAAS) from The Cloud is having a significant impact on how software vendors are having to support their clients in the adoption of their products. It wasn’t […]

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