Free webinar on Care Relationships – a powerful blueprint for business & organisational relationships

We are delighted to invite you to The Open University Business School’s latest Business Perspectives complimentary webinar: Is Organisation the Place for Care? – Thursday 3 March 2016, 19:00 – 20:00 (GMT). REGISTER NOW In this webinar, you’ll learn the importance of how our experiences of relationships of care give us the skills to becomeContinue reading “Free webinar on Care Relationships – a powerful blueprint for business & organisational relationships”

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Why leaders need to be systems thinkers

Systems thinking is a highly effective approach to managing organisations. It sees complex entities as a series of components that make up the whole, each part interacting with and influencing the rest. The various divisions, units and teams – the components – of a large organisation continually interact with and affect each other. In effect,Continue reading “Why leaders need to be systems thinkers”

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‘Why Leaders need to be Systems Thinkers’ webinar

Our free online webinar on Monday 30 November 2015, will introduce video highlights from the Business Perspectives roundtable on Why Leaders need to be Systems Thinkers. The topic is based around the winter of 2014/15 when the UK NHS experienced its biggest ever “winter crises” within the Accident and Emergency (A&E) care system. A crisisContinue reading “‘Why Leaders need to be Systems Thinkers’ webinar”

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Tomorrow’s demands on today’s leaders – highlights from the roundtable discussion & webinar

Highlights from the Business Perspectives roundtable discussion and webinar on Management Now: tomorrow’s demands on today’s leaders are available to watch, in a short 30 minute video. Listen to our speakers about how managers can tackle the knowledge gaps and skills shortages of the future, whilst embracing new ways of working and creating more effectiveContinue reading “Tomorrow’s demands on today’s leaders – highlights from the roundtable discussion & webinar”

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The many faces of leadership

Guest blogger: John Storey, Professor in Human Resource Management at The Open University Business School, and Chairman of the Involvement & Participation Association (IPA)   The subject of this quarter’s Business Perspective is at once important, simple, complex and controversial. In one sense, the promise (or problem?) of leadership is fairly straightforward. Leadership is oftenContinue reading “The many faces of leadership”

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