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  • Disability 'woefully absent' from leadership agendas

    Date:
    16 January 2019
    Type:
    News

    While leadership teams increasingly embrace the challenges of gender and ethnic diversity, research has shown that disability is absent from most board-level discussions around the world.

  • Why diversity isn't the real key to innovation

    Date:
    29 November 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    While diversity is usually regarded as vital to a more innovative organisation, new ideas only come forward when employees feel part of an inclusive culture. Nic Hammarling, head of diversity at Pearn Kandola, explains.

  • Learning and development survey 2018: Leadership development

    Date:
    23 November 2018
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research examines current practice in leadership development, including the objectives of this type of activity and the learning methods used.

  • Succession planning: driving success in gender diversity

    Date:
    24 September 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Poor succession planning for leadership positions could be contributing to the limited progress in achieving gender balance. Brett Moffatt explains how organisations could benefit from developing female leaders before top vacancies become available.

  • Financial services: How to resolve your top three HR challenges

    Date:
    30 August 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With Brexit looming and AI threatening to replace roles, assessment now has a broader role to play in resolving key talent challenges in the financial services sector, says Andreas Lohff.

  • Minister proposes military-style college for prison governors

    Date:
    20 August 2018
    Type:
    News

    Prisons minister Rory Stewart has called for military involvement in improving the leadership and management skills of prison governors, a proposal that has drawn a sceptical response from the Prison Reform Trust.

  • Development opportunities need manager buy-in to succeed

    Date:
    23 July 2018
    Type:
    News

    HR practices that aim to develop employees' skills for current or future roles will only be successful with the support of line managers, a study has found.

  • How to grow leaders fast without risking burnout

    Date:
    2 July 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Faced with growing uncertainty and rapid change, organisations need to develop leadership capabilities at speed. But that does not come without risk. Jo Faragher spoke to leadership expert Ines Wichert about her new book and how businesses can support leaders to grow without overstretching them.

  • Five principles of high-performing teams

    Date:
    21 May 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    In a volatile environment, organisations need teams that are engaged, productive and know what they're working towards. How can we inspire team leaders to get the best out of their people?

  • Should business leaders insist on 'inclusion riders'?

    Date:
    13 March 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Frances McDormand called for 'inclusion riders' to become a feature of Hollywood business deals at the Oscars earlier this month. When prominent leaders speak up for diversity and become active role models, everybody benefits, says Dr Simon Hayward of Cirrus.