Power, Personalities and Principles - Improving political leadership

Discussions from a Cass Business School workshop on improving political leadership through cross-disciplinary research form this impact report for practitioners.

Updated: 14/11/2014
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Sifting to efficiently select the right service employees

This research suggests turning the standard recruitment process for service employees on its head; by using web-based psychometric sifting tests at the start of the process rather than at the end, potentially saving time and money.

Updated: 02/12/2014
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Ideas and advice to accelerate the transition of MPs entering New Zealand’s House of Representatives

New MPs are expected to know and perform their roles effectively from the moment they start. This research looks at how they might best cope with this pressure, focusing particularly on the experience of New Zealand parliamentarians.

Updated: 05/11/2014
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Giving Trends Top 300 Foundations - 2014 Report

Key Facts and Figures on Giving, Income and Assets in the Top 300 UK Charitable Foundations

Updated: 20/10/2014
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How nimble companies invest and grow during competitive times

This article looks at how a small yet innovative Italian motorsports company demonstrated a way of both innovating and growing during a time of recession.

Updated: 06/07/2014
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Reluctant Leaders and Autonomous Followers - Leadership Tactics in Professional Service Firms

How do leaders in professional service firms stake their claim for leadership and, in an environment where all workers consider themselves experts, how do they maintain this position of power?

Updated: 14/07/2014
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Acquiring Political Intelligence

In business, analytical intelligence is highly valued and emotional intelligence is appreciated more and more, but political intelligence is often overlooked. Cass Business School Professors Andre Spicer and Peter Fleming discuss what this particular skill involves, and how it helps people excel in business.

Updated: 05/06/2014
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Putting the experts in charge

Amanda Goodall discusses the link between the core business knowledge held by a leader, and organisational performance.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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The Need for Expert Leadership in Medical Services

Psychiatrists in Australia have complained that professional managers lack the requisite knowledge to manage specialist medical services. Research by Cass Business School suggests they may have a point.

Updated: 07/04/2014
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Views: 2,344