Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com Problems of scientific freedom and responsibility are not new; one need only consider, as examples, the passionate controversies that were stirred by the work of Galileo and Darwin. In our time, however, such problems have changed in character, and have become far more numerous, more urgent and more complex. … Continue reading Foundations of integrity in academic research
Cultural Excellence and Employee Wellbeing are comparable to the two sides of a coin. Mental health is not just a prevalent aspect of workplace discussions. Depression, anxiety, stress, and workplace bullying are a global healthcare challenge, a scourge afflicting people everywhere who, sadly, consider the conditions a taboo that can jeopardize their reputation, professional career, … Continue reading Cultural Excellence or Employee Wellbeing? What Organizations and Managers Need Right Now
As much as we need employees with winsome attitude in addition to their skills, their productivity and commitment will be determined by their managers. Managers are the key to the management of an organization, to the extent that they affect the management of the company. They connect the upper and lower levels of the organization … Continue reading The Secret of Great Managers
Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com In a world that is moving faster and faster thanks to global digitalisation, companies have an easier internationalisation process and can benefit from it economically. Today there are different types of strategies that can be applied to reach an optimal internationalization, for this reason, below we will explain more … Continue reading Why do companies internationalize?
Photo by PhotoMIX Company on Pexels.com More than ever before, employees have the upper hand in the employment game. They have information (just take a look at Glassdoor or Indeed company reviews) and more options (ahem, hello record-low unemployment) than ever before. Plus, companies that are willing to offer attractive benefits like generous leave, flexible … Continue reading How bad workplace culture is ruining organizations
Photo by Christina Morillo on Pexels.com Abstract Purpose This study aims to investigate whether and how corporate seniority culture (a form of high-power distance or hierarchy), a typical feature of Confucian norms, affects the corporate innovation efficiency in emerging markets. Design/methodology/approach This study defines and measures seniority culture through the ranking method of independent directors … Continue reading Does hierarchical ranking matter to corporate innovation efficiency?
Photo by Elevate Digital on Pexels.com Speak to most BAME employees in the UK and they will have a story where they have felt excluded from their workplace because of a comment from a colleague. “Where are you actually from?" "You've got great hair; can I touch it?" "Sorry, I thought you were working in … Continue reading Creating workplace culture for constructive change
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 02: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), speaks to the media during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, December 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. Earlier this week Pelosi won the House Democratic Leadership election, after a challenge from Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH). (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) A non-profit agency … Continue reading Global Management: The role of understanding, negotiations and arguments in organizations
A RESEARCH ON SPORTS DIRECT How to achieve competitive advantage by improving employees' working condition 1.5 Fielder’s Contingency Model A further analysis of Sports Direct uncovered leadership incompetence as the root cause of low performance, and consequentially, the brand's negative public image in recent years. A competent managerial staff could have applied the contingency model … Continue reading An essay on organizations, leadership theories and employee performance
Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com Chapter 1: Definition of Whistleblowing 1.1.0 Introduction In the last two decades, jurisdictions around the world have either enacted or exhibited commitment towards implementing legislations that protect whistleblowers. Studies in the United Kingdom (UK), the United States of America (USA) and EU Member States has shown that whistleblower legislation … Continue reading What is whistleblowing?
1.1.3. Factors affecting decision for whistleblowing There are several factors that can probably impact whistleblowers' decision to expose a misconduct in an organisation. As the whistleblower closely monitors certain wrongdoings, he/she must ascertain if the immoral or illegitimate activity conflicts with their personal values or acceptable norms of the organisation. It is important to … Continue reading Whistleblowing and Related Concepts
It is important to know the type of management style that a potential employee will use. According to Gallup, companies fail to choose the right candidate for management jobs 82% of the time. According to the same study, managers have a massive impact on employee engagement, turnover, productivity and many other factors that lead to positive business … Continue reading Management styles interview questions
Photo by Monstera on Pexels.com Though not all businesses use organizational structures, those that do can reap several benefits. Here are some benefits of implementing an organizational structure in your company: Faster decision-making When your company's various teams communicate more effectively, your company's overall communication will be positively impacted as well. This will then lead … Continue reading What are the benefits of organizational structures?
Photo by Madison Inouye on Pexels.com To run more efficiently, a business may implement an organizational structure in its workplace. Depending on the size of the company and the way it operates, some structures might be more beneficial than others. Knowing how your company operates will help you perform in line with what's expected of … Continue reading What are the common types of organizational structures?
man drawing schedule of business growth The first topic in this lecture is the theory of competitive advantage (also found in lecture 2). Two theories are found about the creation of competitive advantages: market-based “outside-in” models (Porter’s five forces, found in the book) and resource-based “inside-out” models. The second one is more unique, where resources are VRIN; valuable, … Continue reading Understanding an organization’s competitiveness