Challenges of age diversity at work

Guest blogger: Dr Katrina Pritchard, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies at The Open University Business School. Dr Pritchard will be facilitating our forthcoming Business Perspectives masterclass in London in February. Hardly a day goes by without the UK press highlighting issues associated with the changing age demographics of the UK population. My Open University colleague,Continue reading “Challenges of age diversity at work”

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Management Now trend report & webinar

Our latest Business Perspectives trend report looks at our current topic of Management Now: tomorrow’s demands on today’s leaders. The report considers the wider world of the future manager, focusing on mindset, culture, technology, agility and current trends. The pace of business has never been so fast, which is why this summary has been designedContinue reading “Management Now trend report & webinar”

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Today’s learning landscape – how L&D is supporting democratisation, creativity & innovation, leadership & change

Guest blogger: Sue Parr, Head of Executive Education at The Open University Business School looks at the business challenges behind the buzzwords. This content first appeared on HR Magazine, an online HR publication for people-focused, forward-thinking, business leaders who want insight into, and examples of, business-contextualised HR to develop high-performing organisations. Many managers are recognisingContinue reading “Today’s learning landscape – how L&D is supporting democratisation, creativity & innovation, leadership & change”

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The Power of Trust webinar now available online

The Power of Trust webinar took place on 12 June. If you missed it or want to watch again, the webinar is now available to view on demand! Listen to what our speakers had to say about why trust is key to long term competitive advantage; learn how to repair and build trust and howContinue reading “The Power of Trust webinar now available online”

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Video highlights from The Power of Trust masterclass on 22 May

Creating and maintaining trust in organisations Professor Ros Searle, The Trust Hub, Coventry University Building trust from the bottom up: a workplace strategy Anne Sharp, Chief Executive, Acas Trusting you, trusting me – An exploration of trust in the recruitment and selection context,Volker Patent, The Open University Can trust be managed? Ann Francke, Chief Executive, CMIContinue reading “Video highlights from The Power of Trust masterclass on 22 May”

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The Power of Trust summary report & webinar

Here we introduce you to our seventh Business Perspectives summary report in the series. This report takes a look at the wider world of Trust and the latest trends relating to social media, content, personalisation, responsibility and work and culture. It also showcases highlights from the masterclass in London which focused on The Power ofContinue reading “The Power of Trust summary report & webinar”

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4 ways to build trust: A billion ways to lose it.

Guest blogger: Richard Byford, Open University Business School MBA alumnus and Director of Stablebridge Ltd, a company specialising in business resilience and repairing broken business relationships. It used to be that you could build your reputation or brand simply by spending money on advertising and clever PR. As long as your name didn’t make itContinue reading “4 ways to build trust: A billion ways to lose it.”

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Best Practices for Creating the Culture of Trust in Your Organisation

Guest blogger: Ahmed Bahwa, Senior HR Manager, Al Bakio International. This content first appeared on HRZone, an online HR publication dedicated to bringing science, opinion, analysis and insight to bear on the rapidly-developing HR function. Culture plays the role of cement in binding the members of a group together. If cement is not good it malfunctionsContinue reading “Best Practices for Creating the Culture of Trust in Your Organisation”

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Paradise Lost? Trust and big business

Guest blogger: Karen Drury, Consultant, fe3 consulting.   This content first appeared on HRZone, an online HR publication dedicated to bringing science, opinion, analysis and insight to bear on the rapidly-developing HR function.   Trust, like love, makes the world go round. Academic writers and practitioners alike believe that it has significant benefits. Trust canContinue reading “Paradise Lost? Trust and big business”

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