The neuroscience of trust and how it can improve your engagement results

Guest blogger: Jan Hills, Partner, Head Heart + Brain. 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. A while ago I was working with a leadership team who got into a debate about trust. The team was split with theContinue reading “The neuroscience of trust and how it can improve your engagement results”

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Financial Management summary report

Here we introduce you to our sixth Business Perspectives summary report in the series, which concludes the financial management quarter. This report takes a look at the wider world of Financial Management and the latest trends relating to organisation, data, responsibility, people and customer 3.0. We invite you to download and share the report andContinue reading “Financial Management summary report”

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Responsible Financial Management webinar ON DEMAND!

Did you miss the latest webinar held on 12 March? If so, you have the chance to listen again to the panellist’s contribution and watch video highlights from the Responsible Financial Management Thought Leaders Roundtable discussion, which took place on 20 February 2014 in London. Facilitating the virtual event was OUBS MBA alum and Associate LecturerContinue reading “Responsible Financial Management webinar ON DEMAND!”

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New behavioural finance software launched

Professor Mark Fenton O’Creevy, Associate Dean (International Strategy) at The Open University Business School, gave a speech at the launch event on 12 March 2014 for a new software program aimed at improving fund managers performance by identifying how behavioural biases affect trading. Described as a behavioural finance thought leader, Professor Fenton O’Creevy commented thatContinue reading “New behavioural finance software launched”

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How is Business Finance DOWN when GDP and House prices are UP

Guest blogger: John Thompson for Trans Capital Associates. Founded in 2011, Trans Capital Associates is a financial and strategic consultancy providing solutions for SME owner managers in distressed, underperforming or growth potential businesses. Business Finance still falling The Bank of England’s latest Trends in Lending survey released last week shows that business funding fell byContinue reading “How is Business Finance DOWN when GDP and House prices are UP”

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Making brains count

This quarter the Business Perspectives spotlight goes to frontline leadership. We explore ways to overcome the challenges facing frontline managers and how to deliver the right support at the right time. To give you a taster of the dynamic lineup of perspectives around this theme, we have prepared a video from The Bottom Line, whereContinue reading “Making brains count”

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Innovation in the UK: Good, but not enough?

Guest blogger:  Dr Leslie Budd, Reader in Social Enterprise, Open University Business School Is invention enough without commercialisation? Dr Leslie Budd from the OUBS talks to former 3M CEO Sir George Buckley about the UK’s approach to innovation after a recording of the OU/BBC co-production The Bottom Line. Click here to learn more about TheContinue reading “Innovation in the UK: Good, but not enough?”

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Joined-up thinking

Guest blogger:   Terry O’Sullivan, Senior Lecturer in Management and Head of Centre for Strategy and Marketing, Open University Business School Perhaps my brain is more receptive to ideas early in the day, but I’m still thinking about the role of partnership in innovation a fortnight on from our most recent OU Business Network breakfast briefing. Sharing the platformContinue reading “Joined-up thinking”

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