St John Ambulance talks to XpertHR about its programme to develop future managers and how this has increased self-awareness and improved practical skills, as well as leading to better relationships between units.
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.
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.
XpertHR research examines current practice in leadership development, including the objectives of this type of activity and the learning methods used.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We discuss the importance of investing in leadership, and the benefits that organisations can realise from doing so.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to leadership.