November 23, 2017

Interesting Articles

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the HR professionals’ body in the UK, highlighted research that indicates that too many people managers concentrate on slashing costs rather than promoting growth and employment.  A new UK cross-party Parliamentary Commission has been launched to find out why so many line managers are failing.  The Commission […]

Interesting articles

Here are some articles that I’ve found interesting and would like to share: Ocado suffers a fall in shares as Waitrose challenges the online grocer over its discussions to help Morrisons develop an online service. Is Ocado risking a valuable long-term relationship, or is Waitrose reacting prematurely and unfairly to an opportunity for its ‘biggest […]

Blog Handover

That’s the end of my month in charge of the EBS Blog.  I hope you have enjoyed the posts I have created.  As is customary I offer the following links to web sites that you might find interesting during your studies: The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development is the UK professional organisation that registers […]

Signing off as Blog Master for October

It is almost time for me to hand over the role of Blog Master to my colleague Iain Lauder. I will be posting further blogs on Project Management and on the EBS DBA programme in future, but for now I will sign off as October Blog Master with a few links to internet articles on […]

Interesting Articles

It’s time for the Marketing teaching team to hand over the role of ‘blog master’ to colleagues in Strategic Planning. That doesn’t mean you won’t still hear from us; we’ll continue posting stories whenever we see something interesting. For now, I’d like to wrap up with some articles which you might find interesting: The internet […]

Interesting Articles

My short time as Blog Master is finishing today and I’ll be handing over to colleagues Jane and Barbara for the rest of August. That doesn’t mean that I will stop blogging – if I see an issue that captures my imagination I’ll be sure to post something here. In the meantime I have been […]

The Bottom Line

A few years ago now I found a radio programme on BBC Radio 4 that each week pulls together three senior executives from a range of different organisations to talk to a presenter Evan Davies.  The programme is a joint production between the BBC and the Open University in the UK.  The programme has grown […]

Interesting Articles

Here is some post-examination reading for all of you. As usual I’ll start with a selection of good pieces concerning the euro crisis: First a piece from last week’s Economist here discussing the crisis Another Economist piece which talks about fiscal policy here An interesting, if controversial, piece here from Al Jazeera about the ECB […]