Keeping up with the Joneses - and their jobs
The idea that job choices have been through straightforward, rational thought processes has been challenged in favour of a more complex set of reasons based around social norms and influences.
Telling stories that sell products online
People love a story! The sheer enjoyment of a tale gets young people hooked on reading in the first place, and advertisers have always understood the power of a good story.
Can Volkswagen find its voice?
Ethical questions are now part of the life of a consumer, with varying degrees of understanding how "good" our choices are. However, we have barely scratched the surface of what we know about the goods we buy.
Dr. John P. Kotter: Building strategic agility for a faster-moving world
Dr. John P. Kotter is regarded by many as the authority on leadership and change. In this interview, Kotter discusses his latest book Accelerate: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World.
Just how competent are competency ratings?
Competency-based learning is the idea that education should deliver students, both at school and university level, with a verifiable set of capabilities and, in the case of higher education, are "work ready".
Inter-organizational knowledge sharing success factors
The success of the economy of the future is going to be based on how organizations acquire, use, and share knowledge effectively. Knowledge is considered to be the main driver.
Employee perspectives on HR in the UK’s National Health Service
In small companies Human Resource Management (HRM) can be, to put it politely, rather basic. In big organizations, however, HRM has a high profile and everyone is aware of its presence, for good or ill.
Our complex love affair with the Internet
Love of the Internet and Love of online content are not the same thing. In the Web 2.0 era, the Internet has emerged as an increasingly important source of information and social interactions.
Mixed messages on the line from Euro telecoms
There have been ups and downs for British Telecom. However, it is now a huge world player, supplying telecoms services to corporate and government customers throughout the world.
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Regarded by many as the authority on leadership and change, Dr. John P. Kotter is a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning business and management thought leader, inspirational speaker, and Harvard professor. His ideas, books, and company, Kotter International, have helped mobilize people around the world to better lead organizations and their own lives.
In this interview, Kotter discusses his latest book Accelerate: Building Strategic Agility for a Faster-Moving World.
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