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Can entrepreneurship training give organisations a competitive advantage?

Entrepreneurship training

How to gain a competitive edge is (or should be) the concern of many organisations. A new study looking at one factor, entrepreneurship training, wanted to test whether this will actually make a difference to the organisations level of competitive advantage.   Entrepreneurship training Entrepreneurial culture Human resources development Developing sustainable competitive advantage as a […]

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The Key to Lean Management, and a lesson for any manager

The key to lean management

A new study looking at communication styles in successful and failed lean change events across a range of motor vehicle manufacturers is quite instructive and useful. So what is the key to lean management?   The essential factor of lean management The researchers from universities in Sweden and Canada observed the daily work practices in […]

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How to make confident professional judgements: New research

confident professional judgements

Making confident professional judgements: New research on how to develop confident professional judgement and decision-making shows that there is more to it than just experience. There is a world of difference between making confident professional judgements and going out on a wing and a prayer, but how do you develop confident decision-making?   Research just […]

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How to Develop Organisational Agility and Intelligence

How to develop organisational agility

How to Develop Organisational Agility How to Develop Organisational Agility. Many organisations want to develop greater agility and better knowledge management in the face of uncertainty and change. A new study looks at what it is that helps to create greater levels of agility and intelligence / knowledge management capability.  The big 3 factors for […]

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Leadership Development: Cultivating leader identity and capacity

Cultivating leader identity and capacity

Why cultivating leader identity and capacity is central to leadership development: A new paper just published has highlighted one of the current areas of focus of leadership development. The development of leader identity and why cultivating leader identity and capacity is at the crux of leadership development. Keywords: Leader identity, leadership development, leadership, leaders, leadership […]

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