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Research briefings around the topic of management

The impact of different management practices and why organisations need to pay attention to this study.

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Keywords: management, management practices, organisational performance, organisational management This study is based on a very big population of managers around the world by a team of researchers from some of the world’s most prestigious universities and looks how management practices impact: Productivity Profitability Growth Survival and longevity Innovation Organisations, managers and management developers and coaches […]

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How not to increase management accountability. The problem of management rent-seeking behaviours

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Keywords: management, managers, management accountability, rent seeking behaviour, pay and reward, senior management remuneration The common issue in many organisations is how to enhance senior managers’ accountability. This means that senior managers answer to and are held responsible by the organisation’s owners for their individual behaviour and performance and, as a corollary, the performance of […]

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Does project management certification improve performance?

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Keywords: project management, project management certification, project management qualifications, qualifications, certification, performance A burgeoning area of business across the globe for both universities, professional project management associations and private companies is that of project management certification and qualification. As a result of the increased professionalisation of project management, many professional associations and bodies have laid […]

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Is there a connection between performance management and business intelligence effectiveness?

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Keywords: business intelligence, performance management, decision-making, strategic decision making, artificial intelligence, data analysis Whilst many organisations make use of business intelligence systems for activities such as budgeting, operational and financial reporting, service analytics, performance reporting, market and sales analysis, for example, using business intelligence systems for management decision-making within the organisation is less common. More […]

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The characteristics of effective inter-organisational management mentors

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Keywords: mentor, mentoring, effective mentoring, management mentoring, management mentor, mentor characteristics, mentee, inter-organisational mentoring, effective mentoring Mentors have long played a significant role in the development of individuals within organisations. One of the more successful approaches to mentoring has been interorganisational schemes where mentors from other organisations help new and developing leaders and managers to […]

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An exploration of the ‘dark side’ associations of conflict, power and dependence in customer – supplier relationships

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All of us have probably had issues with a telephone or utilities supplier at some point. Some of the larger companies frequently have very poor customer service reputations and this does impact on their ability to retain business. A paper just published by researchers in France looked at the component parts of the ‘dark side’ […]

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