September 21, 2017

Olympic sponsors: here today… and tomorrow!

In the run up to the Olympics there were various grumblings in the media that corporate sponsors were wielding too much power. The ban on retailers selling chips because of “sponsorship obligations” was just one example that caused a stir. But on the flip side, sponsors not only ploughed vast sums of money and resources […]

Blog Master’s Welcome

Welcome to the new improved EBS blog. Here we will be looking at real life issues and relating them to the content of the courses you are studying. We are aiming for a cross-disciplinary approach here – real world problems and issues are never purely linked to a single business discipline, so I’ll see if […]

…too far?

Whilst I’m somewhat sympathetic with the corporate sponsors who have paid good money to support London 2012, there is a limit, and now it seems corporate control has gone just too far.  Apparently we won’t be able to enjoy that great British favourite – a bag of chips – unless we buy it in McDonald’s. […]

Best companies for leadership

The Global Consulting Hay Group has published their 2011 “Best Companies for Leadership” Study.  You can see it here. I think it is interesting that the top 20 companies feature at the top end of the Fortune 500 list as well as being “Best Companies to Work For” and “Best Companies for Leadership”. The Best […]